The Sandiganbayan has cleared Janet Lim-Napoles and former lawmaker Edgar Valdez of plunder, a case that stemmed from the alleged misuse of the priority development assistance fund or PDAF of the latter.
Teachers who will serve in polling precincts and vote canvassing during the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections should be protected and provided with legal assistance, Vice President and Education Secretary Sara Duterte said yesterday.
Without addressing specific concerns about the Office of the Vice President confidential funds, Vice President Sara Duterte claimed yesterday that the criticisms were lies and insisted that the funds were not accessed illegally.
ACT Teachers party-list Rep. France Castro expressed alarm over the three million drop in the number of enrollees for this school year, calling on Vice President and Education Secretary Sara Duterte to explain the worrisome trend.
Teachers will have a 30-day rest without any Department of Education-mandated volunteer work when the school year closes, including Brigada Eskwela and summer learning camps, Vice President and Education Secretary Sara Duterte said yesterday.