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DepEdtells schools: ‘observe austerity’
by Georaloy I. Palao–ay

The Department of Education-Cordillera is reminding public and private schools across the region to observe the government’s austerity program and not use graduation or moving-up ceremonies as political forums.

In a regional memorandum released this week, the DepEd urged the conduct of end of school year rites without excessive spending, extravagant attire, or extraordinary venue and to not impose non-academic projects like attendance to field trips, film showing, and junior-senior promenade as requirements before graduation.

“Memo no. 80, s. 2018 is a reiteration of DepEd Order 6 released last Feb. 15 that also prompts schools to not allow such occasions be used as political forums,” Regional Director May B. Eclar said.

She further stressed that any DepEd personnel whether a public school teacher or an administrator is not allowed to collect any graduation/moving up/closing ceremony fees or any kind of contribution and that the annual yearbook, if any, should be on a voluntary basis.

“Expenses to be incurred during the activity should be charged to the Schools Maintenance and Other Operating Expenses (MOOE) under this year’s budget while other agreements with parents must be written to avoid misinformation and misinterpretations that lead to complaints and issues,” Eclar added.

This year, the DepEd will be seeing off its first batch of high school students who have completely gone through the K to 12 program. Based on data as of February this year, a total of 22,472 grade 12 students in this region are expected to graduate from both public and private schools.

The DepEd-Cordillera consolidated data on SHS enrolment by track or program also indicates academic track having the most number of enrollees with a total 34,655 of grades 11 and 12. The academic track comprises Accountancy, Business, and Management, Humanities and Social Sciences, General Academic Strand, and the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics strand.

The Arts and Design Track has a total of 262 while students under the Technical, Vocational, and Livelihood Track totaled 15,835; the Sports Track has the least number of grades 11 and 12 in the whole region with only 47 SHS students.


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