July 27, 2017

Students give CHED love letter re tuition hike

The National Union of Students of the Philippines (NUSP) gave CHED today a love letter petitioning for a tuition hike moratorium and democratic tuition consultations in schools. “Tough love. That’s how I describe the letter we wrote CHED as we celebrate the nearing Valentine’s day amidst expected tuition increases  for the next academic year,” said Einstein Recedes, national president of the National Union of Students of the Philippines (NUSP). “We commend CHED for heeding the demand of students to pass a memorandum against the no permit no exam policy. However, many schools still implement the no permit no exam policy,…

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Student leaders urge CHED to address complaints of parents, students

The National Union of Students of the Philippines (NUSP) and the College Editors Guild of the Philippines (CEGP) submitted today to CHED the complaints of parents and students they have gathered through their “Student Report Hotline.” “We come to CHED today to furnish chairman Emmanuel Angeles a copy of the complaints we have gathered from parents and students through our Student Report Hotline. We have received reports that some colleges and universities still do not comply with CHED memo No. 02 of 2010 which orders schools to allow students with arrears to take examinations,” NUSP National President Einstein Recedes said….

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NUSP lauds Kabataan Partylist for the anti-No Permit, No Exam Bill

The National Union of Students of the Philippines welcomed a bill filed in Congress seeking to junk the “no permit no exam” policy imposed by colleges and universities. Filed as HB 6799 by Kabataan Partylist, the bill proposed (some detail) “We commend the Kabataan partylist for addressing such a concern by this legislation. The bill is truly a necessity because the policy has been driving out students at school for years,” NUSP president said. During the Committee hearing of the Committee on Higher and Technical Education where NUSP leaders were invited, NUSP cited different cases wherein students who failed to…

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