In this surprising and moving documentary, filmmaker Ramona Diaz (director of Imelda) tells a little-known story of public school teachers recruited from the Philippines to assume hard-to-fill teaching posts in American schools. Following her Filipina protagonists to their new country and into the classroom, Diaz renders a powerful group Read more »
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Filipino children are now required to finish kindergarten before they are allowed to enrol in Grade 1 in public schools. The House of Representatives has approved on 3rd and final reading House Bill 3826 institutionalizing kindergarten education for Filipinos 5 years old and above who want to study in Read more »
By Kimberly Jane T. Tan – Private schools are also supporting a Department of Education (DepEd) memorandum prohibiting public elementary school teachers from giving their pupils homework to do over the weekend, Education Secretary Bro. Armin Luistro said Monday.