my latest article for thepoc.net
In all of Pres. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo’s nine years, the education sector has been characterized by yearly budget cuts, soaring tuition and other fee hikes, the highest dropout rate in recent years, unbridled and still unresolved cases of graft and corruption, and a systematic government neglect of the education sector.
Such is the sorry state of education that President-elect Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III has to face the problems head-on, not an easy feat since Arroyo leaves the tragedy that the education sector has become as another shameful legacy.
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