A group of public school teachers came to the defense of doctors, calling the Bureau of Internal Revenue’s latest shame campaign against doctors unfair.

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To solve the teacher-supply gap, the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) released some P9.5 billion to fund the hiring of some 31,335 elementary and secondary teachers.

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A lawmaker has called for a congressional investigation on the steep tuition hikes implemented by several colleges and universities for incoming college freshmen.

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A non-government organization that seeks to protect children’s right expressed its opposition with the proposed four-day school week of the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA).

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The University of the Philippines remains the top higher education institution in the country, according to the QS World University Rankings, which released its findings for 2013 Tuesday.

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Only the University of the Philippines has made it to the global top 200 in at least one of the 30 disciplines covered in the QS World University Rankings by Subject, published at www.topuniversities.com.

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MANILA, Philippines – Private educational institutions welcomed the government’s plan for a voucher system in giving financial assistance to incoming students in senior high school under the K to 12 program.

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