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Licuanan proud of leveling opportunities in public, private education

Jan 27, 2018 - 8:09 PM

Many of the first batch of scholars in state universities and colleges graduated with honors. It shows that 'talent and intelligence is normally distributed, but opportunity is not,' former CHED Patricia Licuanan says.

LICUANAN's LEGACY. Former chairperson Patricia Licuanan talks to Rappler about what she believes is her legacy in CHED. File by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

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?

British School Manila faces administrative complaint before DepEd

Oct 26, 2015 - 4:47 PM

Trixie Madamba says her son Liam Madamba s death is caused by [British School Manila s] gross and malicious mismanagement and administration

Senate report recommends DOJ probe into BSM student's death

Oct 07, 2015 - 11:26 AM

UPDATED The report also recommends that the education department determine if the school should face sanctions over the tragic death of British School Manila student Liam Madamba

Expect traffic to worsen in Cebu City starting June 8

Jun 07, 2015 - 9:03 PM

The City Traffic Operations Management says private vehicles transporting students of big private schools are expected to clog major roads in Cebu

 MORE SCHOOLS OPEN. Traffic at the of Osmeña Boulevard and Plaridel Street in downtown Cebu City, already clogged when public schools opened on June 1, is expcted to worsen when private schools start their classes on Monday, June 8, 2015. Photo by Dale G. Israel/Rappler

LIST: Private colleges with higher fees in 2015

May 27, 2015 - 11:16 AM

UPDATED A total of 313 private colleges and universities will increase their tuition and other school fees for academic year 2015 2016

Gov't told: Ease K-12 transition woes, tap private schools

Feb 19, 2015 - 4:30 PM

As of February 18 only 236 private schools have permits to implement the senior high school program

TAP PRIVATE SCHOOLS. Over a thousand private schools are still waiting for their permits to implement the senior high school program starting 2016.

UP improves UPCAT application process

Aug 16, 2014 - 4:25 PM

UP has introduced improvements in its application process to address concerns on the accessibility of the UPCAT

CHED approves tuition hike in 116 more schools

Jun 11, 2014 - 7:43 PM

A total of 287 private colleges and universities will increase their fees with a nationwide average of P35 66 0 81 per unit

DepEd increases subsidy for students outside NCR

May 31, 2014 - 4:50 PM

The government now provides a subsidy of P7 500 to deserving elementary school graduates outside Metro Manila who wish to pursue their secondary education in private schools

Tuition hike? Check quality of education first – Bam Aquino

May 13, 2014 - 9:01 PM

The senator says CHED should consider factors like the passing rate of colleges in board exams and the employability of graduates before allowing tuition fee increases

353 private colleges want higher tuition

May 09, 2014 - 4:23 PM

One in every 5 private colleges and universities – mostly in Metro Manila – have sought CHED approval to charge higher fees for school year 2014 2015

Four-day school week 'wrong response to problem'

Feb 20, 2014 - 6:38 PM

Educators say government should instead phase out old vehicles or intensify road constructions on weekends

Schools told: Accept students affected by Yolanda ASAP

Nov 16, 2013 - 7:30 AM

Education Secretary Brother Armin Luistro urges schools not to be strict with documentary requirements for student transferees

What schools will increase tuition fees for 2012-2013?

Apr 29, 2012 - 10:35 AM

There are 128 private schools in Metro Manila that increases their tuition fees for SY 2012 2013 Check if your concerned school is one of them