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All systems go for Sex Ed in high school

Morality. Constitutionality. Preparedness. Maturity of students. Will the implementation of sex education in pilot schools this school year finally put a stop to all these adverse issues? By Ina Hernando-Malipot – It’s final. The Department of Education will integrate sex education as a subject in the basic curriculum of Read more »

RP schools on list of top 200 Asian universities

By Francis Earl A. Cueto – Four Philippine universities made it to the top 200 list of Asian universities drawn up by the consultancy Quacquarelli Symonds Ltd. (QS) for 2010.

4 young Filipinos win in world science tilt

By Ina Hernando-Malipot – The Intel Corporation and Society for Science and the Public announced Thursday that four Filipino students won major awards in the world’s largest pre-college science competition, the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF), held in San Jose, California, USA last May 9 to 14. Read more »

In defense of the Filipino teacher

By Mag Cruz Hatol – It took a has-been with a storied past to push broadcast giant ABS CBN to a corner. Regrettably it was a hugely popular daily program that suffered as a result of two indiscretions committed by the same person. Talk about bad luck and guests who Read more »

People still want June opening for classes

By Ashzel Hachero – The Department of Education yesterday said majority of Filipinos still prefer a school opening in June instead of the proposed September. Education Secretary Jesli Lapus said a survey conducted from August to September by the department showed 66 percent of respondents were against the September Read more »

Filipino teachers held in 'servitude'

By Greg Toppo and Icess Fernandez, USA TODAY BATON ROUGE — It has been more than two years since Ingrid Cruz aced a middle-of-the-night video interview in Manila, borrowed $10,000 from her parents and flew halfway around the world to take a job here teaching middle school science.