Posts by tag: ACT

9 years ago

YOUTH ANGRY OVER PORK

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Grim, stiff-lipped, agitated are all written in the faces of these youth over Congress’ misuse of public funds at the expense of lack of budget for education. The Youth for Accountability and Truth Now (Youth ACT Now) led around 800 youth and students in Wednesday’s march rally from Rizal Park to Freedom Park. (davaotoday.com photo by Ace R. Morandante)

9 years ago

BACK TO SCHOOL

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A total of 52 pupils are going to occupy this classroom in Davao City’s Kapitan Tomas Monteverde Central Elementary School…

9 years ago

K+12 adds to school opening woes

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By CHERYLL D. FIEL

Davao Today

“As this school year marks the second year of implementing government’s new K+12 program, it only adds to the already chaotic public school system in the country.” – Elenito Escalante, public high school teacher & President of the Alliance of Concerned Teachers of the Philippines Davao Region Union

9 years ago

Today’s View: A show of sheer arrogance

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Today’s View: A show of sheer arrogance

By DON J. PAGUSARA

Davao Today

The behavior of the Comelec district attorney is not surprising. Certain public officials, thinking that the little authority invested in their official position, also grant them the license to be arrogant. They act like little emperors or empresses over their little dominions or “turfs.”

9 years ago

Teachers to Comelec official: “We’re not stupid, we demand public apology!”

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By MARILOU AGUIRRE-TUBURAN

Davao Today

“Sa dugay nang panahon, walay pagduhaduha ang mga magtutudlo nga mohatag sa ilang tinuoray nga serbisyo aron lang gyud mogawas ang tinuod nga resulta sa eleksyon.  Maong sakit kaayo paminawon nga tawagon mi’g istupido ug limtanon.” — Elenito Escalante, president of the Alliance of Concerned Teachers of the Philippines Davao Region Union