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Changes to 23-year-old Campus Journalism Act sought

Oct. 24, 2014, 11:09 a.m. - School paper editors and writers on Wednesday called for changes to the Campus Journalism Act of 1991 to ensure that freedom of the press is upheld on campus.

The 23-year-old Campus Journalism Act has been used to suppress, instead of protect, the rights of campus journalists, College Editors Guild of the Philippines President Marc Lino Abila said before the House Committee on Higher and Technical Education (CHTE) headed by Pasig Rep. Roman Romulo last Oct. 22.

House committee wants draft of K to 12 fund by September

15 July 2014, 10:49 p.m. - THE HOUSE Committee on Higher and Technical Education is urging government agencies to finalize the draft of the proposed P29-billion stabilization fund that will compensate teachers to be displaced by the K to 12 scheme, if they want it to be passed into law before the transition period in 2016.

P29B fund for schools, teachers affected by K to 12 proposed

25 June 2014, 6:24 a.m. - FOUR GOVERNMENT agencies are proposing a P29-billion fund to compensate teaching and non-teaching employees of higher education institutions (HEIs) who will lose their jobs during the transition period of the K to 12 program in 2016.