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October 21, 2014

NUSP campaign:

Educ alliance slams CHED for being stampad of tuition increase: “Eight months of non-response is eight months of negligence” -

Friday, October 17, 2014

End Rape and All Forms of Violence in the University Campus; Vigilance Imperative to Deliver Justice! -

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Rise for Education 16th General Assembly -

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Youth Act Now! goes to UP DILIMAN! -

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

US marine should be put under the wires of PH justice!; Justice for Jennifer Laude and all US Victims of Violence! -

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Statement: PNU Students Denounce BS Aquino’s Budget Cut on PNU and SUCs -

Sunday, October 12, 2014

PMC Eskinita Episode 5: #Throwback Kabataan -

Thursday, October 9, 2014

PUP Students hit BS Aquino’s Arc Project of Corruption -

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Congress tackles education budget today; Students bolster calls to cutback tuition as educ budget increases -

Thursday, October 2, 2014

On the Last Day of Budget Delibs: Students Assert Adequate Gov’t Subsidy and Not DAP for Education and other social services -

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Numbers Game: Student leaders denounce 54 congressmen’s shooting down of impeachment complaints vs. Aquino -

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

NUSP Assails Political Harassment of University Student Leaders; Uphold Student Rights and Welfare! -

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Student union to Malacanang: “DAP done in bad taste, not in good faith; DAPat managot ang lahat ng sangkot!” -

Thursday, July 3, 2014

Students Score PUP Admin for the Proposed 830% Tuition Hike; Aquino’s Educ Reform Program Exposed as Commercialization, Privatization -

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Justice for Guillo and all the Victims of Hazing and Systemic Violence! -

Monday, June 30, 2014

The Farce that is the Pork Barrel King: Dapat Managot ang Lahat ng Sangkot! -

Friday, June 20, 2014

Student and youth groups padlock CHED; Call to rescind all approved and pending tuition hikes -

Friday, May 30, 2014

Tuition is high even in SUCs; Students enraged over Malacanang’s apathy –NUSP -

Friday, May 16, 2014

NUSP assails Aquino, CHED for being agents of tuition increase; Students assert for a tuition hike freeze -

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Students remain vigilant in calling for a tuition moratorium; Aquino and CHED, no different from profiteering school owners -

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Students to PNoy: Stop protecting schools’ super profits, Freeze Tuition Now

The National Union of Student of the Philippines (NUSP) demanded to President Aquino and Commission on Higher Education (CHED) to stop favoring school owners and immediately impose tuition freeze.

The student union denounced Aquino administration and CHED connivance with capitalist educators to protect super profits over the interests of parents and students.

This year, around 256 higher education institutions (HEIs) applied to increase tuition rates by an average of 10 percent or P41.52 per unit, with 222 HEIs easily slipped the commission’s imaginative regulations and got CHED’s approval.

According to CHED chairperson Dr. Patricia Licuanan HEIs are under pressure to increase tuition fees because of increasing costs at a difficult time.

“We are furious on how President Aquino and CHED affectionately understand yearly needs of private HEIs to hike tuition, due to increasing costs but fail to see or hear parents and students difficulties.” said NUSP national president Rainier Sindayen

He added that a tuition moratorium must be imposed now or drop-out rates may soar to a record high of 85%.  Based on data gathered by NUSP, 8 out of ten high school graduates failed to enter college last school year, with high tuition cost as the major culprit.

“It’s about time private schools refrain leeching super profits and should stop passing the burden of rising costs to parents and students. “ Sindayen said

“We demand to the Aquino government to heed people’s demands for accessible and quality education. Logic dictates that a school, earning as high as P1 billion annually is more able to shoulder rising costs than our parents with annual average wage income of P102 thousand.” the student leader reiterated

Also, the NUSP expressed its anger over President Aquino’s deliberate inaction to freeze the swelling of prices of basic commodities and services and the latter’s adamant stand to deny the workers significant salary and wage increase.

The student union gears up for a series of mass actions for summer to the opening of classes, and will continue not until the president and his minions put a halt on tuition and price hikes.

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