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Lawyers, civic leaders file 1st petition vs anti-terror law

Jul 04, 2020 - 3:45 PM

Law Professor Howie Calleja is joined by civic groups and La Sallian Brother Armin Luistro in filing the petition before the Supreme Court

FIRST PETITION. Law professor Howie Calleja leads lawyers and civic leaders in filing the first petition against the anti-terror law before the Supreme Court. Photo courtesy of Calleja Law Firm Facebook Group

La Salle presidents to Duterte admin: Do your duty, drop sedition complaint

Aug 02, 2019 - 9:25 PM

'The government is for all and not just those who agree with the policies of the administration,' say the presidents of 14 De La Salle schools and universities along with De La Salle Philippines CEO Edgar Chua

[OPINION] Iniibig ko ang Pilipinas: Entrusting a revolution to the young on eve of 2019 polls

May 10, 2019 - 5:30 PM

Through the men and women we elect, we endeavor to create strong and independent institutions that can safeguard our democracy and uphold our deepest values as a people. This is a time to act with courage and fortitude.

[EDITORIAL] #AnimatED: Tinig sa karimlan ang simbahan

Mar 11, 2019 - 10:01 AM

Batid ng mga pari na hindi lamang ito atake sa ating pampulitikang institusyon – atake rin ito sa ating moralidad, dignidad, at espiritwal na buhay

La Salle president: 'Diyos ko, bakit 'nyo kami pinabayaan?'

Sep 18, 2018 - 7:43 PM

La Salle president Brother Armin Luistro leads an opening prayer, lifting from Jesus Christ's 7 Last Words, asking why God has forsaken the country under the Duterte administration

PRAYER. DLSU President Brother Armin Luistro leads the opening prayer at Senator Antonio Trillanes IV's press briefing. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Professors, scholars launch signature campaign vs constituent assembly

Jul 13, 2018 - 6:40 PM

(UPDATED) With at least 79 signatories as of 7 am of July 14, the manifesto also condemns talks of cancelling the 2019 elections

The members of the 17th congress vote on the House Bill 4727 or the Death Penalty Bill during the on the 3rd and final reading at the House of Representatives in Quezon City on March 7, 2017. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

#ThewRap: Videos to watch this week, June 18-24, 2018

Jun 24, 2018 - 11:55 AM

Duterte: God is ‘stupid’, Sereno on Midas Marquez and Bongbong Marcos' ambitions

Basagan ng Trip with Leloy Claudio: Catholic faith responses to political crisis

Jun 24, 2018 - 8:40 AM

How should the Church respond to the unique challenges it is now confronting in the time of Duterte and social media?

#ThewRap: Videos you need to watch this week, February 12-18, 2018

Feb 18, 2018 - 9:52 AM

Must-watch videos this week

DISINFORMATION. Computer programmer Carlos Nazareno shares how Duterte supporters swarmed the Facebook page of the  International Criminal Court shortly after it announced its probe on the government's war on drugs. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Ex-DepEd chief: Culture that laughs at Duterte's jokes fuels fake news

Feb 15, 2018 - 9:36 PM

Representatives of the church and the academe mull solutions to the growing culture of hate and disinformation in the Philippines

LOST SOULS. Br Armin Luistro says Filipinos have lost their soul from all the divisiveness. Photo from Rappler livestream

Villegas hits 'huling baraha' mentality amid PH killings

Nov 03, 2017 - 9:44 PM

'Ang kakapitan natin ay ang Diyos, hindi ideolohiya, hindi partido,' Archbishop Socrates Villegas says ahead of an anti-EJK event along EDSA on November 5

NO TO KILLINGS. A Mass is held for victims of drug-related killings at San Isidro Labrador Parish in Bagong Silangan, Quezon City, on October 31, 2017. Photo by Maria Tan/Rappler

La Salle backs EDSA procession vs killings on November 5

Oct 31, 2017 - 9:33 AM

'We act in solidarity with other Filipinos in fight for dignity of human life and democracy,' De La Salle Philippines president Brother Armin Luistro says

Candle-Lighting Against Extra Judicial Killings and Tolling of Bells with Bishop Ambo David. Photo by Maria Tan/Rappler

La Salle's Luistro: 'Matutulog pa ba uli kayo ngayong gabi?'

Sep 23, 2017 - 11:25 PM

'Ang bayang akala nila'y nahihimbing ay nagising na,' says De La Salle Philippines President Armin Luistro on the 45th anniversary of the declaration of Martial Law

NATION'S SLEEP. De La Salle Philippines President Armin Luistro speaks at the Manlaban para sa Karapatan concert rally at the Commission on Human Rights on September 21. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Former DepEd chief Luistro is new La Salle president

Jul 04, 2017 - 9:02 AM

Luistro will complete his predecessor s unexpired term as president until March 2020

LA SALLE PRESIDENT. Former education secretary Armin Luistro is the new president of the De La Salle Philippines. Screenshot from Rappler

The beckoning

Jun 12, 2017 - 11:45 AM

How Brother Armin Luistro is responding to the realities he saw as a government official and how civil society’s role may be on the rise again

What's The Big Idea?: Brother Armin Luistro musters collective impact

Jun 11, 2017 - 5:00 PM

Coco Alcuaz sits down with former education secretary Bro. Armin Luistro, who talks about his next big passion

Tech 'crucial' in delivering education services – Briones

Aug 03, 2016 - 11:40 AM

Without technology we will not be able to move and integrate everything We cannot move without technology says Education Secretary Leonor Briones

Briones eyes review of DepEd spending

Jul 04, 2016 - 3:28 PM

Education Secretary Briones notes that the Philippines still failed to meet the international standards for education’s budget allocation

'Nurture the seeds we planted'

Jun 30, 2016 - 4:58 PM

Everyone who has been with us in this journey will remember that it began with a simple dream to make a difference in the lives of our Filipino learners

BACK OF THE CLASS. Whenever he enters a classroom, Secretary Luistro prefers to sit with the students to observe how engaged they are with the lesson. These students are shy to his presence. Photo by Jee Geronimo/Rappler

Aquino's Cabinet officials welcome him home

Jun 30, 2016 - 2:03 PM

UPDATED Some days he also made it really difficult but for the most part he was our inspiration not only to do well but to do good says Aquino s tourism secretary Ramon Jimenez Jr

WELCOME HOME. Former President Benigno Aquino lll is welcomed by his neighborhood at 25 Times St. in Quezon City on Thursday, June 30. Photo by Joel Liporada/Rappler

DepEd: P28.8B donated to public schools from 2011-2015

Jun 26, 2016 - 7:27 PM

The education department gets financial support from the private sector and other program partners through the Adopt A School Program

K to 12 and beyond: A look back at Aquino's 10-point education agenda

Jun 24, 2016 - 7:10 PM

In 2010 President Benigno Aquino III proposed 10 ways to fix basic education in the country Did he fulfill his campaign promise?

Most Aquino Cabinet members richer in 2015

Jun 22, 2016 - 5:33 PM

The assets lists of 5 Cabinet members are not yet available: Foreign Affairs Secretary Jose Rene Almendras Transportation Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya Justice Secretary Emmanuel Caparas Trade Secretary Adrian Cristobal and Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Emmanuel Esguerra

SALN. Most members of the Aquino Cabinet grew richer in 2015. File photo by Benhur Arcayan/ Malacañang Photo Bureau

Luistro on DepEd stint: 'Most meaningful job of my life'

Jun 22, 2016 - 8:00 AM

Now that he s on his way out Education Secretary Armin Luistro urges teachers and principals to make sure no child will be left behind by the reforms of the Aquino administration

LEARNER-CENTERED. In this file photo, President Benigno Aquino III and Education Secretary Armin Luistro talk to students of Marikina Elementary School. File photo by Ryan Lim/Malacañang Photo Bureau

Luistro: Aquino admin failed to communicate change has happened

Jun 21, 2016 - 8:30 PM

From my perspective the most difficult change the most far reaching change in education happened in the past 6 years says outgoing Education Secretary Armin Luistro

READY TO GO. Education Secretary Armin Luistro only has over a week to go in office. Screenshot from Rappler

Rappler Talk: DepEd's Sec Armin Luistro on milestones of educational reform

Jun 20, 2016 - 4:23 PM

Outgoing education secretary Armin Luistro looks back on DepEd s milestones on educational reform over the past 6 years such as the K 12 system and the academic calendar shift

Kariton Klasrum to help senior high school dropouts

Jun 17, 2016 - 1:19 PM

Education Secretary Armin Luistro says the number of dropouts due to senior high school could range from 200 000 to 400 000 students

EDUCATION FOR ALL. A Kariton Klasrum on display during the program's culminating activity on Thursday, June 16, at the PhilSports Arena in Pasig City. Photo by Jee Y. Geronimo/Rappler

WATCH: First day high with full rollout of senior high

Jun 14, 2016 - 11:41 AM

Outgoing Education Secretary Armin Luistro calls the first day of classes the best school opening thus far despite failing to meet targets for senior high school enrollment

#BalikEskwela2016: Best class opening ever? Netizens say no

Jun 13, 2016 - 8:54 PM

Critics dispute the Education Secretary s assertion citing the high cost of tuition despite the availability of vouchers and the low enrollment turnout which could lead to a greater number of out of school youth

Luistro on first day of Grade 11 rollout: 'Best class opening thus far'

Jun 13, 2016 - 7:30 PM

At the central office we monitor if there is an insurmountable problem that is systemic There s none so far says Education Secretary Armin Luistro

OUTGOING AND INCOMING. Education Secretary Armin Luistro and incoming secretary Leonor Briones visit the senior high school Building and students at the Commonwealth High School in Quezon City on Monday, June 13. Photo by Joel Liporada/Rappler

Orlando shooting, Christina Grimmie, K-12 in PH | 12PM wRap

Jun 13, 2016 - 1:19 PM

Watch Rappler s 12PM newscast with Zak Yuson

Senior high school: No youth left behind?

Jun 13, 2016 - 8:30 AM

All eyes are on the government as it fully implements the K to 12 program Will learners get the best out of senior high school or will some of them end up leaving formal education as critics predicted?

PH rolls out senior high's Grade 11 nationwide

Jun 13, 2016 - 7:34 AM

About 1 5 million students will enter Grade 11 in 11 029 public and private senior high schools nationwide

FIRST DAY. Students queue during the opening of classes at a public school in Las Pinas City on June 13. 2016. Photo by Francis Malasig/EPA

Leonor Briones vows 'consultative' leadership in DepEd

Jun 07, 2016 - 8:00 AM

Briones has pushed for higher budgets for education as president of Freedom From Debt Coalition and as founder of Social Watch Philippines

3RD TIME. Incoming Education Secretary Leonor Briones during a press conference at the Quezon Memorial Circle in Quezon City on June 6. Photo by Joel Liporada/Rappler

K to 12 not 100% ready, but we've done our part – Luistro

May 31, 2016 - 8:00 AM

Education Secretary Armin Luistro says the remaining job is up to the local offices – DepEd s regional and division offices

DepEd to parents, teachers: Vote based on what's best for the country

May 07, 2016 - 10:30 PM

Education Secretary Armin Luistro urges voters to be the change that you want for our country and not to be swayed by survey results big promises or mass popularity

VOTE WISELY. Education Secretary Armin Luistro asks voters to 'choose someone who will promote an environment that is child-friendly, safe, nurturing and value-driven.' File photo by Jee Geronimo/Rappler

Enrollment for senior high begins in public schools

May 04, 2016 - 10:26 AM

A total of 5 927 public schools will offer senior high school in June

SENIOR HIGH. Enrollment for senior high school begins in all public schools nationwide. File photo by Leanne Jazul/Rappler

DepEd, Albay prepare for Palaro 2016

Mar 24, 2016 - 10:56 AM

This year 18 regions will be competing including the recently established Negros Island Region

PALARO 2016. Albay will host the 2016 Palarong Pambansa. File photos from the official website and Facebook page of Albay Palarong Pambansa 2016

DepEd urges schools: No politicians in 2016 grad rites

Feb 19, 2016 - 7:49 PM

UPDATED The education department says schools are non partisan and graduation ceremonies should not be a venue for political activity or campaigning

Application for senior high's voucher program until February 15

Feb 05, 2016 - 2:06 PM

UPDATED The deadline applies to students from private schools who are not Education Service Contracting grantees and will enter senior high school in June

2015: Protest against K to 12 at its loudest, reaches the Supreme Court

Dec 29, 2015 - 10:00 AM

Rappler documents the complaints against the senior high school program that will be implemented in 2016 while Education Secretary Luistro thinks there s more excitement than anxiety about the program

#Manilakbayan: Lumad to march against 'gov't abuses'

Nov 12, 2015 - 6:16 PM

Walk with the Lumad is part of the Manilakbayan activities protesting against the increasing violence in Mindanao and demanding justice for victims of human rights violations

Want to be a senior high school teacher?

Oct 13, 2015 - 6:15 PM

The education department will hire 30 000 teaching staff and 6 000 non teaching staff every year for school years 2016 2017 and 2017 2018 for senior high school under the K to 12 program

SENIOR HIGH. Because of the K to 12 program's senior high school, the education department will hire 30,000 teachers every year for 2016 and 2017. File photo by Rolex Dela Peña/EPA

Aquino dismayed over students' lack of knowledge in PH history

Sep 29, 2015 - 5:40 PM

The President learns of the viral post about a moviegoer asking why Apolinario Mabini remained seated in the film Heneral Luna

'MORE ABLED'. President Benigno Aquino III delivers his speech during the 2015 Apolinario Mabini awarding ceremony at the Heroes Hall of the Malacañang Palace on Tuesday, September 29, 2015. Photo by Benhur Arcayan/ Malacañang Photo Bureau

Critics tell SC: K to 12 implementation a 'dictatorship'

Sep 17, 2015 - 3:37 PM

The [Supreme Court] should now resolve our prayer for a temporary restraining order even without the Office of the Solicitor General s comment says Severo Brillantes counsel for the petitioners

'DICTATORSHIP.' Days prior to the school opening on June 1, concerned parents, along with their kids, stage a protest action in front of the Supreme Court on Friday to ask the SC to stop the K to 12 program. File photo by Joel Leporada/Rappler

Recto wants itemized projects in DepEd's classroom budget

Sep 16, 2015 - 9:00 PM

To speed up construction of new classrooms Senator Ralph Recto says the education department should identify in the national budget the sites for the new classrooms

MORE CLASSROOMS NEEDED. Senator Ralph Recto says itemizing the school building fund will help speed up the construction of new classrooms. File photo from EPA

Labor council under Office of the President wants K to 12 suspended

Jul 31, 2015 - 8:00 AM

A council within the National Anti Poverty Commission says K to 12 is a breakthrough in Philippine education but many labor issues need to be resolved first

SUSPEND K TO 12. In this file photo, protesters are calling for the suspension of the K to 12 program, which is expected to displace thousands of workers in 2016. File photo by Joel Leporada/Rappler Photo by Jeol Leporada/Rappler

Public schools in PH open doors to 21M students

Jun 01, 2015 - 5:30 AM

The education department contends with old problems like late registration and school congestion as well as new ones like the threat of the West Valley Fault and the targets under the Education for All 2015 program

Students participate in an activity during the opening of classes at the President Corazon C. Aquino Elementary School in Quezon City on Monday. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Youth activists disrupt Luistro speech in QC school

May 20, 2015 - 3:58 PM

Members of Gabriela Youth stage a protest against the K to 12 program which they say is oppressive to parents and students

'OPPRESSIVE.' Protesters from Gabriela Youth voice their anger against the K to 12 program. Photo by Jee Geronimo/Rappler

Luistro: No one can stop K to 12 at this stage

May 20, 2015 - 8:20 AM

Education Secretary Armin Luistro is confident the Supreme Court will not stop the ongoing implementation of the K to 12 program despite two petitions that have already been filed against it

LAST MILE. Education Secretary Armin Luistro asks critics for their support as they finish preparations for the full implementation of K to 12. Photo by Jee Geronimo/Rappler