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3 Mar 27

Is my child graduating or only moving up?  Does the school have the right to withhold my child’s report card and diploma because I did not allow him to join the field trip?  What proofs of completion do I need in order for my Grade 6 child to join the graduation ceremony?

These are just some of the questions that were answered by the Department of Education when they released DepEd Order No. 002 last February, setting the guidelines to be observed by both private and public schools, as they close the current school year.  The answers to most parents’ questions about fees, requirements, and other items related to the closing of the school year can be found here.

  1. For school year (SY) 2018-2019, the Department of Education announces the conduct of the following End-of-School-Year (EOSY) rites:
Grade Level Completers Ceremony Proof of Completion
Kindergarten Moving up or Completion Kindergarten Certificate (Enclosure No. 1)
Grade 6 Graduation Elementary Certificate (Enclosure No. 2)
Grade 10 Moving Up or Completion Junior High School Certificate (Enclosure No. 3)
Grade 12 learners from:

a. Schools with DepEd-approved K to 12 transition plan.

b. Schools with permit to operate Senior High School since 2014.

c. International Schools with K to 12 Program.

Graduation Senior High School Diploma (Enclosure No. 4)
  1. In line with the government’s austerity program, DepEd reiterates the following policies:
  • Graduation rites should be simple but meaningful to encourage civil rights, a sense of community, and personal responsibility. These should be conducted without excessive spending, extravagant attire, or extraordinary venue;
  • Moving up or Completion Ceremonies should be simple, involving only the learners, their parents, and the school;
  • Nonacademic projects such as attendance to field trips, film showing, Junior-Senior promenade, and other school events should not be imposed as requirements for graduation or completion.
  1. For public schools:

Expenses relative to the activity should be charged to the school Maintenance and Other Operating Expenses subject to existing guidelines.  No DepEd personnel shall be allowed to collect any kind of contribution or fee for graduation/moving up/completion ceremony.

For more information, you may contact the Bureau of Learning Delivery Teaching and Learning Division at (02) 638-4799 and (02) 687-2948.

Source: www.deped.gov.ph


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1 jan 22 (2)

Public schools in the Philippines shall open its doors for early registrations from January 26 to February 22, 2019.  The early registration is for incoming Kindergarten, Grades 1, 7, and 11 students and shall be done in compliance with the Department of Education’s Order (no. 3 series of 2018) or the Basic Education Enrollment Policy.  Their primary purpose is to help the DepEd locate out-of-school kids that are interested to enroll and continue with their studies.

While the said public schools shall have designated Early Registration Desks or Registration Centers in the school’s premises, DepEd personnel will also conduct house-to-house campaigns, meetings with local barangay officials and civic organizations, and other activities to help them locate as many children as possible.  Among those they will be targeting are:

  • Learners with disabilities;
  • Learners living in an off-grid community;
  • Those that reside in barangays that do not have schools;
  • Those that reside in a geographically isolated area, making it difficult for children to come to school;
  • Displaced due to natural disasters;
  • Those living in armed conflict areas, or areas with high levels of criminality/drug abuse;
  • Learners who are chronically ill, have nutritional problems, victims of child abuse or economic exploitation;
  • Stateless or undocumented, in conflict with the law, living on the streets.

On the other hand, incoming Grades 2 to 6, Grades 8 to 10, and Grade 12 learners are considered pre-registered and no longer need to participate in the Early Registration campaign.

The following shall be required of students who shall participate in the early registration campaign:

This order shall be implemented nationwide.

Source: www.deped.gov.ph

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Apr 30

The Department of Education has announced the age cut-off policy for incoming Kindergarten and Grade 1 students for school year 2018-2019.  Find out if your little one is qualified to step up!

  1. Children who are five years old by June 1 of every calendar year shall be accepted in Kindergarten by both public and private schools.
  2. Learners entering Kindergarten who will turn five years old by the end of August may be considered by schools provided that they are administered with the Philippine Early Childhood Development (ECD) checklist before the school year opens.
  3. Recognizing the difference in school year opening among schools, Kindergarten learners should be five years old by July 1, with an extension period until September 30, if their schools open the school year in July; and by August 1, with an extension period until October 31, if their schools open the school year in August.
  4. Learners who completed Kindergarten in SY 2017-2018 shall be allowed to enroll in Grade 1, given that they turned five years old within SY 2017-2018.
  5. Learners who will turn five years old within SY 2018-2019 shall be accepted in Kindergarten granted that they pass the Philippine ECD checklist.
  6. Incoming Kindergarten for SY 2019-2020 must strictly comply with the cut-off age policy.

The above provisions were announced by DepEd, following the issuance of the “Amendment to DepEd Order No. 47, S. 2016” otherwise known as the “Omnibus Policy on Kindergarten Education.  These policies are applicable to both public and private schools and providing for transitory provisions to accommodate Kindergarten and Grade One enrollees for SY 2018-2019 and SY 2019-2020.

Reference: http://www.deped.gov.ph


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Mar 22 (1)

Almost 200 universities and colleges will be implementing the Free Tuition Fee law starting this school year; parents and students are eagerly looking forward to an expense-free education because even miscellaneous payments are covered by the act.  The government has allotted a P40-billion fund for the first year of the law’s implementation to cover the tuition fee requirements of hundreds of thousands of Filipino students.

What are the important facts that we all need to know about this new law?  Who are qualified to enjoy this privilege?

Here are the five important things we all need to know about the Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education Act:

  1. The free tuition fee applies only to required classes for the semester. This means that a student’s tuition will be free for as long as the subjects he enrolled in are part of the curriculum and are required for him to finish his degree. Reviews, remedial, and enhancement classes are not covered.
  2. The definition of “miscellaneous”. Apart from tuition fee, the law also covers payments for miscellaneous requirements such as the use of libraries, laboratories, computer rooms, IDs, use of gyms and sports clinics, guidance counseling, medical and dental services, and other related activities.
  3. Schools must have programs for students from minority groups. The law covers even, and most especially, disadvantaged students and schools are mandated to craft programs to make it easier for them to avail of the free tuition law. Lumads, Muslims, indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and students from public high schools and depressed areas are all included in the free tuition fee program and must be accommodated by the said participating schools.
  4. Opt-out Mechanism. Upon enrollment, a student may decide if he will avail of the free tuition fee program or voluntarily bow out of the offer. This is expected of students who have the financial capacity to shoulder his tuition and miscellaneous expenses.  He will be required to submit a notarized waiver and will then be considered as a paying student for that particular semester.  They have the chance to change their decision in the next semesters.
  5. Student Loan Program. Under the Free Tuition Fee Law, students will be given the privilege of an education loan. This shall be implemented in partnership with banks and similar financial institutions and will be discussed in detail in the IRR.

Stay tuned for more updates as the CHED discloses more information on this news.  The IRR is expected to be released on Monday, March 26, 2018.

Reference: http://www.ched.gov.ph

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Mar 19

There are a total of 112 state universities and colleges and about 78 local universities and colleges that are covered by the free tuition fee law signed by the President last week.  We are sharing the list of schools that are expected to comply with the free tuition fee law beginning June 2018.

National Capital Region

  • Eulogio ‘Amang’ Rodriguez Institute of Science and Technology
  • Marikina Polytechnic College
  • Philippine Normal University
  • Philippine State College of Aeronautics
  • Polytechnic University of the Philippines
  • Rizal Technological University
  • Technological University of the Philippines
  • University of the Philippines System
  • Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila
  • Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Muntinlupa

Region I – Ilocos Region

  • Don Mariano Marcos Memorial State University
  • Ilocos Sur Polytechnic State College
  • Mariano Marcos State University
  • North Luzon Philippines State College
  • Pangasinan State University
  • University of Northern Philippines
  • Ilocos Sur Community College
  • University of Eastern Pangasinan
  • Binalatongan Community College
  • Urdaneta City University

Cordillera Administrative Region

  • Abra State Institute of Science and Technology
  • Apayao State College
  • Benguet State University
  • Ifugao State University
  • Kalinga State University
  • Mountain Province State University

Region II – Cagayan Valley

  • Batanes State College
  • Cagayan State University
  • Isabela State University
  • Nueva Vizcaya State University
  • Quirino State University

Region III – Central Luzon

  • Aurora State College of Technology
  • Bataan Peninsula State University
  • Bulacan Agricultural State College
  • Bulacan State University
  • Central Luzon State University
  • Don Honorio Ventura Technological State University
  • Nueva Ecija University of Science and Technology
  • Pampanga State Agricultural University
  • Philippine Merchant Marine Academy
  • Ramon Magsaysay Technological University
  • Tarlac College of Agriculture
  • Tarlac State University
  • Mabalacat College
  • Baliuag Polytechnic College
  • Bulacan Polytechnic College
  • City College of Angeles
  • City College of San Fernando, Pampanga
  • Eduardo L. Joson Memorial College
  • Guagua Community College
  • Kolehiyo ng Guiguinto
  • Kolehiyo ng Subic
  • Limay Polytechnic College
  • Norzagaray College
  • Pambayang Dalubhasaan ng Marilao
  • Polytechnic College of Botolan
  • Polytechnic College of the City of Meycauayan


  • Batangas State University
  • Cavite State University
  • Laguna State Polytechnic University (Laguna State Polytechnic College)
  • Sourthern Luzon State University
  • University of Rizal System
  • Balian Community College
  • City College of Calamba
  • Colegio de Montalban
  • Colegio ng Lungsod ng Batanga
  • Dalubhasaan ng Lungsod ng Batangas
  • Dalubhasaan ng Lungsod ng Lucena
  • Kolehiyo ng Lungsod ng Lipa
  • Laguna University
  • Pambayang Kolehiyo ng Mauban
  • San Mateo Municipal College
  • Trece Martires City College
  • Antipolo Institute of Technology (AiTech)
  • Tanauan City College (TCC)
  • Pamantasan ng Cabuyao (PNC)
  • Dalughasaan ng Lungsod ng San Pablo
  • City College of Tagaytay (CCT)


  • Marinduque State College
  • Mindoro State College of Agriculture and Technology
  • Occidental Mindoro State College
  • Palawan State University
  • Romblon State University
  • Western Philippines University
  • Baco Community College
  • MIMAROPA City College of Calapan

Region V – Bicol Region

  • Bicol University
  • Bicol State College of Applied Sciences and Technology
  • Camarines Norte State College
  • Camarines Sur Polytechnic Colleges
  • Catanduanes State University
  • Central Bicol State University of Agriculture
  • Emilio B. Espinosa, Sr. Memorial State College of Agriculture and Technology
  • Partido State University
  • Sorsogon State College
  • Community College of Manito
  • Ligao Community College
  • Baao Community College
  • Calabanga Community College
  • Caramoan Community College
  • City College of Naga
  • Daraga Community College
  • Libon Community College
  • Oas Community College
  • Polangui Community College
  • Rapu-Rapu Community College
  • San Jose Community College
  • Sorsogon Community College
  • Donsol Community College (DCC)
  • San Pascual Polytechnic College (SPPC)
  • Aroroy Municipal College (AMC)
  • Governor Mariano E. Villafuerte Community Colleges

Region VI – Western Visayas

  • Aklan State University
  • Capiz State University
  • Carlos C. Hilado Memorial State College
  • Guimaras State College
  • Iloilo State College of Fisheries
  • Central Philippines State University
  • Northern Iloilo Polytechnic State College
  • Northern Negros State College of Science and Technology
  • University of Antique
  • Iloilo Science and Technology University
  • West Visayas State University
  • Iloilo City Community College (ICCC)
  • Passi City College
  • Libacao College of Science and Technology
  • Bago City College

Region VII – Central Visayas

  • Bohol Island State University
  • Cebu Normal University
  • Cebu Technological University
  • Negros Oriental State University
  • Siquijor State College
  • Buenavista Community College
  • Carcar City College
  • Sibonga Community College
  • Trinidad Municipal College

Region VIII – Eastern Visayas

  • Eastern Samar State University
  • Eastern Visayas State University
  • Leyte Normal University
  • Naval State University
  • Northwest Samar State University
  • Palompom Polytechnic State University
  • Samar State University
  • Southern Leyte State University
  • University of Eastern Philippines
  • Visayas State University
  • Maasin City College

Region IX – Zamboanga Peninsula

  • H. Cerilles State College
  • Jose Rizal Memorial State University
  • Western Mindanao State University
  • Zamboanga City State Polytechnic College
  • Zamboanga State College of Marine Sciences and Technology
  • Zamboanga del Sur Provincial Government College (ZdSPGC)

Region X – Northern Mindanao

  • Bukidnon State University
  • Camiguin Polytechnic State College
  • Central Mindanao University
  • University of Science and Technology of Southern Philippines – Cagayan De Oro Campus
  • MSU – Iligan Institute of Technology
  • University of Science and Technology of Southern Philippines – Claveria Campus
  • Northwestern Mindanao State College of Science and Technology
  • Pangantucan Bukidnon Community College (PBCC)
  • Magsaysay College
  • Initao College
  • Alfonso D. Tan College
  • Northern Bukidnon Community College
  • Opol Community College
  • Tagoloan Community College

Region XI – Davao Region

  • Compostela Valley State College
  • Davao Del Norte State College
  • Davao Oriental State College of Science and Technology
  • Southern Philippines Agri-Business and Marine and Aquatic School of Technology
  • University of Southern Philippines
  • Kapalong College of Agriculture, Sciences, and Technology (KCAST)
  • Governor Generoso College of Arts, Sciences, and Technology (GGCAST)
  • Monkayo College of Arts, Sciences, and Technology
  • Kolehiyo ng Pantukan (KNP)


  • Cotabato State University
  • Cotabato Foundation College of Science and Technology
  • Sultan Kudarat State University
  • University of Southern Mindanao
  • Glan Institute of Technology
  • Makilala Institute of Science and Technology
  • Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao
  • Adiong Memorial Polytechnic State College
  • Basilan State College
  • Mindanao State University
  • MSU-Tawi-Tawi College of Technology and Oceanography
  • Sulu State College
  • Tawi-Tawi Regional Agricultural College

Region XIII – Caraga Administrative Region

  • Agusan del Sur State College of Agriculture and Technology
  • Caraga State University (Northern Mindanao State Institute of Science and Technology)
  • Surigao del Sur State University
  • Surigao State College of Technology
  • Hinatuan Southern College

According to the CHED, the recipients of the free tuition fee privilege shall be required to render services to their respective colleges and universities.  Menial tasks like providing assistance in the library and other similar activities may be required by the school administration from qualified students.  Whatever these tasks are going to be, the schools must make sure that the service does not get in the way of the students’ academic requirements and study time.

A student’s tuition and miscellaneous fees will be waived for as long as:

  1. They pass or meet the admission and retention policies of the institution;
  2. They have no previous undergraduate degree; and
  3. They are not overstaying.

Needless to say, schools will now be more stringent in monitoring their students’ grades to make sure that the privilege is not abused and the objectives of the law are met.  At the end of the day, what we all want is for every Filipino, regardless of economic status, to be provided with quality education and equipped to perform in the corporate or business arena later on.

Reference: www.ched.gov.ph

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08 - 08

The bill granting free tuition fees for students of state universities and colleges was signed into law and announced to the public last Friday, August 4, 2017.  It is now known as Republic Act 10931 or the “Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education Act”.

To help the public better appreciate this good news, we are sharing the following summary to identify who are eligible for free tuition and other fees of` state universities and colleges (SUCs), local universities and colleges (LUCs), and technical-vocational institutions (TVIs).

Who are qualified?

  1. Students in SUCs and LUCs who passed the entrance examination and other admission and retention requirements.
  2. Students in state-run technical-vocational institutions (TVIs) under the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA).  TVIs provide non-degree programs aimed at preparing technicians, paraprofessionals, and other categories of middle-level workers.

Who are not qualified?

  1. In SUCs and LUCs:
    • Students who have already attained a bachelor’s degree or comparable undergraduate degree from any higher education institution whether public or private.
    • Students who fail to comply with the admission and retention policies of the SUC or LUC.
    • Students who fail to complete their bachelor’s degree or comparable undergraduate degree within a year after the period prescribed in their program.
  2. In state-run TVIs:
    • Students who have obtained a bachelor’s degree as well as those who have received a certificate or diploma for a technical-vocational course equivalent to at least National Certificate III and above.
    • Students who fail in any course enrolled in during the course of the program.

Can private school enrollees avail of the free tuition fee program?

Yes, they can.

Section 7 of the RA states that a tertiary education subsidy shall be established for Filipino students enrolled or intend to enroll in an undergraduate post-secondary program of an SUC, LUC, private higher education institution, and private and state-run technical-vocational institution.

What are covered by the subsidy?

  1. Tuition and other school fees in private HEIs and private or LGU-operated TVIs which shall be equivalent to the tuition and other school fees of the nearest SUC or state-run TVI in their respective areas.
  2. Allowance for books, supplies, transportation, and miscellaneous personal expenses, including a reasonable allowance for documented rental or purchase of personal computer or laptop and other education-related expenses.
  3. Allowance for room and board costs incurred by the student.  Allowance for expenses related to the disability of a disabled student.
  4. One-time cost of obtaining the first professional credentials or qualifications.

If you have questions about this brand new law, send us a message and we will do our best to find the answers for you.




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06 - 06

Classes in public schools opened yesterday, June 5, 2017.  Nearly 27 million students, from grade school to high school, trooped to their respective classrooms, ready to begin a new school year.  Private schools are likewise poised to open their gates next week while enrollment and admissions in colleges and universities are still in full swing.

The Department of Education released a helpful guideline on the different policies involved in school opening, particularly for the grade school and high school levels.   We are sharing the salient points of the material here for your ready and easy reference.

The policies cover both public and private schools.

Read and share!


A. Kindergarten

  • Age qualification – must be 5 years old by the end of August 2017
  • Presentation of birth certificate or baptismal certificate (may be submitted within the school year).
  • Affidavit of identity of the learner, if birth or baptismal certificate is not available.

B. Eligibility to Grade 1

  • Completers of DepEd-accredited Kindergarten programs
  • Kindergarten Catch-up Education Program (KCEP) completers and passed the Philippine ECD checklist.
  • Children who completed alternative Kindergarten programs and passed the validating test (PVT).


A. Transfer of Learners

  • Learners Information System (LIS) as platform in the request and release of learner’s school records.
  • School to school transfer of Form 137 (permanent records) should not be hand carried by either the parent or learner.

B. Wearing of Uniforms and IDs

  • School uniforms are not required.
  • IDs will be provided by the school at no cost.

C. No Collection Policy

  • For Kinder to Grade 4 levels – no collection of any fees.
  • For Grade 5 to High School levels
    • No collection of any type during enrolment period up to the first month of classes.
    • Starting second month of every school year, authorized contributions may be collected but on a voluntary basis only.
  • No teacher, school officials, nor school personnel shall collect fees or contributions, nor shall they be entrusted with the safekeeping and disbursement of collections made by the PTA.
  • In no case shall non-payment of voluntary school contributions or membership fees be made a basis for non-admission, non-promotion, or non-issuance of clearance to a student by the school concerned.


School Year 2017-2018

  • 204 school days (June 5, 2017 to April 6, 2018).
  • 195 class days, 5 days INSET, 4 days for the Parent-Teacher conferences.
  • Conduct of General Assembly to orient stakeholders on the curriculum, co-curricular programs, and ancillary services.
  • Private schools may deviate from this calendar but should notify Regional Offices in advance.
  • Deviation should not be earlier than the first Monday of June and not later than the last day of August.


A. A student is officially enrolled in a private school after:

  • Submission of appropriate admission or transfer credentials.
  • Has made an initial payment of school fees.
  • Authorized to attend classes.

B. Transferring to another private school:

  • A student enrolled in a private school is entitled to transfer provided all obligations with current school are settled.
  • Release of transfer credentials may be withheld due to:
    • Suspension
    • Expulsion
    • Nonpayment of financial obligations
  • A student without appropriate admission or transfer credentials may be provisionally enrolled and attend classes during the school year.  He is given until the last day of the school year to submit his transfer credentials.

C. Tuition and other fees

  • A private school shall determine its rate of tuition and other school fees or charges.
  • Any revisions in rates and tuition fees shall be filed with the Regional Director.
  • Increases in tuition and other school fees shall be subject to the following conditions:
    • Consultation with duly organized student government, parents, and students.
    • No increase in tuition or other school fees shall be approved unless 70% of the proceeds is allocated for increase in salaries or wages of the faculty and other school employees and the balance for institutional development, student assistance, and extension services.
    • In no case shall the return to investments exceed 12%.
  • SHS Voucher – Students automatically qualifying for vouchers:
    • All Grade 10 completers in Public JHSs
    • All Grade 10 completers in SUCs and LUCs
    • All Grade 10 completers in private schools that are ESC grantees
    • Grade 10 completers in non-ESC private schools need to apply for vouchers.


  • Moratorium on field trips is currently in effect.
  • DepEd officials and personnel shall not endorse any plans, proposals, and intentions relative to the conduct of the field trips.
  • Schools where all arrangements have been set up including approved permits prior to the moratorium may proceed provided that existing guidelines are strictly observed.

Source: http://www.deped.gov.ph

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03 - 14 (2)

This summer, various government agencies will be opening its doors to qualified high school and college students who wish to work and earn a few bucks while waiting for classes to resume. Interested applicants must meet the following requirements:

  1. Student / out-of-school youth at least 15 years old but not more than 24 years old;
  2. Must be enrolled this school year / must have the intention to enroll next school year (if out-of-school);
  3. The combined annual net income of both parents, including his/her own income if any, must not exceed Php 143,000;
  4. Student must have obtained at least an average passing grade during the last school year / term attended; and
  5. Must possess office skills such as knowledge in computer applications.

Documentary Requirements:

  1. SPES FORM 2 – APPLICATION FORM (Special Program for Employment of Students).
  2. PSA Birth Certificate
  3. Photocopy of latest Income Tax Return of parents or certification issued by BIR that the parents are exempted from payment of tax, or
  4. Original Certificate of Indigence or
  5. Original Certificate of Low Income issued by the barangay.

All applications must be submitted to the following address, on or before March 27, 2017.

Office of the Youth Formation Division, 3rd Floor, Mabini Building, DepEd Central Office, Meralco Avenue, Pasig City.

You may also scan the application and requirements and send in zipped file format to blss.yfd@deped.gov.ph



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Doble ang Christmas bonus na matatanggap ng mga Public School Teachers ngayong taon!

Isang magandang balita para sa 720,000 na mga guro sa lahat ng mga pampublikong paaralan sa buong bansa dahil makakatanggap sila ng mula Php34,000 hanggang Php64,000 na cash bonus mula sa gobyerno.

Ayon sa Teacher’s Dignity Coalition (TDC), ang isang guro na tumatanggap ng sweldo na Php19,077 ay makakatanggap ng mga sumusunod na benepisyo:

  • Minimum of Php5,000 na Performance-based Bonus
  • Php19,077 na year-end bonus
  • Php5,000 na cash gift
  • Php5,000 na Productivity Enhancement Incentive (PEI)

Ang Performance-based Bonus at ang cash gift ay ibibigay ngayong Nobyembre samantalang ang Productivity Enhancement Incentive ay ibibigay sa Disyembre.

Ang lahat ng mga guro at DepEd employees at mga opisyal na tumanggap ng national awards noong 2015 mula sa Civil Service Commission, Metrobank Foundation, at National Literacy Awards ay siguradong tatanggap ng buong Php35,000 na bonus.

Samantala, ang mga entry-level teachers ay tatanggap ng Php16,774 na bonus at may iba na tumanggap din ng hanggang Php46,744.

Maligayang Pasko ang naghihintay sa ating mga mahal na guro!

Source: http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/842029/public-school-teachers-nationwide-to-receive-double-their-christmas-bonus



While Christmas may be the most wonderful time of the year, it is also considered as the season when traffic is at its worst in Metro Manila.  The ‘ber’ months not only usher in cooler weather, it also seem to double the number of commuters traversing the whole stretch of Edsa looking for great deals at malls and bazaars, rushing to company Christmas parties and family reunions, and driving kids off to their school programs and recitals.  If traffic is bad on a regular working day, it hits a different level of madness when the Christmas season rolls in.

But, there’s hope.

On September 18, 2016, a Senator proposed to have this year’s school Christmas break be declared earlier than usual to help decongest the city’s main thoroughfares from traffic volume.  If kids are kept home during the first weeks of December, school buses and private cars would not need to convey students to schools, thereby, easing traffic in critical areas like the University Belt, Espana, Edsa, and Katipunan.  This will also help shorten the lines of commuters waiting for UV Express vans and buses at pick up points especially during weeknight rush hours.

Parents need not worry about their children missing too many days from school because these can be compensated by extending school days later on.  The government also admonished faculties from giving children too many assignments and projects to work on during the holidays.  The extended break must be spent by the students with their families instead of stressing over schoolwork.

The Department of Education, Commission on Higher Education and the Department of Transportation shall be requested by the Senate to discuss this proposal.

As a parent, teacher, or school administrator, do you agree with this proposal from the government?

Source: http://www.gmanetwork.com/news/story/581839/news/metro/poe-moves-for-early-christmas-break-in-schools-to-help-ease-ncr-traffic


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