Archive | June 2, 2007

Despite backlogs, DepEd says “all systems go”

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / June 1) – One in every five elementary pupils
and three in every ten high school students in Southeastern Mindanao
were expected to have no seats when they go to school on June 4.

And based on Department of Education statistics, this reality that
recurs every opening day of classes would be the same scattered
concern fitted into the bigger picture of also recurring backlogs in
number of classrooms, teachers, and instructional materials.

Even then, the DepEd told a news conference here at the government-ran
Philippine Information Agency, that “its all systems go” for the
820,000 students across the region. Read More…