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Dagupan moves opening of classes to Oct. 4

With just a day before the scheduled opening of schools, Mayor Marc Brian Lim has decided to move the start of classes for this school year to October 4 due to the current public health emergency. In Executive Order (EO) No. 29 issued on Saturday night, Lim said the postponement includes all school activities that will require face-to-face interaction and mass gathering, such as releasing of self-learning modules and others that qualify as health risk. However, school activities not requiring physical presence or face-to-face interaction among the stakeholders may be permitted to proceed. “The EO shall not cover the operation

Antique’s biggest secondary school ready for class opening

The Antique National School (ANS), the biggest secondary school in the province, is set for the opening of classes on September 13. Dr. Salvador J. Sembran, ANS Assistant School Principal II, during a virtual press conference on Friday, said they have registered 6,190 students for the incoming school year. They are optimistic that they could surpass or equal their 7,499 enrollees last school year as the registration is ongoing. “There are still many parents coming to our school in San Jose de Buenavista for the enrollment of their children,” Sembran said. This school year, teachers will still use blended learning

26 West Visayas farm schools set to start classes

Some 26 farm schools from the divisions of the Department of Education (DepEd) in Western Visayas are ready to accommodate an initial 1,861 Grade 7 enrollees as classes in public schools start on Sept. 13. “This is a pioneering Philippine farm school in compliance with Republic Act 10618 that mandates DepEd to organize a farm school. These 26 farm schools were given their respective permits because the law expressly mandates DepEd that the approval of the permit is lodged at the regional office,” Dr. Jude Thaddeus I. Iledan, chief of the DepEd field technical assistance division and program regional focal

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