Posts under Tag: education
Most Expensive School of $578 Million in US Under Fire

When everyone thought that the United States is really tightening its belt after going through the financial crises and has not fully-recovered yet, an opening of the most expensive school in history is scheduled next month.
The Robert F. Kenney Community Schools that costs around $578 million is expected to house more than 4,200 students.  The school in Los Angeles especially [...]

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Basic Education Priorities and Reforms: Ateneo vs La Salle

This is not the UAAP rivalry between the De La Salle Green Archers and the Ateneo Blue Eagles inside the playing court.  But top men from the two prominent schools have different takes on how to do the reforms on our basic education system and clash of ideas has been seen by the media.
Br. Armin Luistro FSC of the De [...]

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Jejemons and Jejemon Language Defended by a Catholic Bishop, pEoW~
Jejemons and Jejemon Language Defended by a Catholic Bishop, pEoW~

While the Department of Education has already declared an all-out war against the “jejemons” especially with the opening of classes only weeks from now; these lovers of incomprehensible and funny language found an unlikely ally from a Catholic bishop.
Legazpi Bishop Joel Baylon, Chair of the Episcopal Commission on Youth of CBCP said that values are more important than language like [...]

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The Slow Death of Nursing Course in the Philippines?
The Slow Death of Nursing Course in the Philippines?

It was once the career that everyone was heading to, but just like the global economy, the boom seems to be over now as reports indicate that the demand for nurses more particularly from the United States continues to steadily spiral down.
The concern was shared by the Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (TUCP) through Ernest Herrera, as nursing schools [...]

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Putting the Spotlight to the True and Steadfast Public Servants
Putting the Spotlight to the True and Steadfast Public Servants

I am guilty of this most of the time here at Pinoy Sounding Board.
But today, I would rather want to have some shifting of paradigm.
For many months now I have been posting here my commentaries about some of the nastiest politicians, socio-political issues and personal rants.  These issues and discussions could most of the time only bleed our minds and [...]

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Sex Education with Paris Hilton. What about That?
Sex Education with Paris Hilton.  What about That?

One of the most crucial issues that Presidentiables will have to strongly face is regarding sex education that has obviously been ignored for so long a time by politicians who easily gets terrified from getting the ire of the pharisaic clergymen of the Catholic Church side-by-side the issue of Reproductive Health Bill which is also still in legislative limbo (this [...]

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