Public Schools: A Teacher’s Checklist of Concerns

As a student, I would dream of new pens, bags, shoes and sets of our school uniform every June. My heart would light up whenever I ran the palm of my hand on a thick and smooth pad paper, remembering those carefree moments: no stress, unbound by responsibilities, oblivious of unpaid bills but conscientious when it comes…

Iskul Bukol: The Reality within Public Schools

I studied in a public school all my life. I owe the people of the Philippines my education. My parents taught me to be grateful for every inch of desk space I didn’t pay for, and for every second the teacher spends in class. Thank you, taxpayers. Some may wonder if our public school education is worth their…