Senator Sherwin Gatchalian on Thursday urged concerned agencies to improve the implementation of the Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education Act or the free tuition law.
The Senate of the 17th Congress has left behind an achievement of passing 464 bills that were enacted into law, some of which are landmark pieces of legislation that aim to uplift the lives of Filipinos.
Commission on Higher Education (CHED) chair J. Prospero de Vera III on Wednesday said the commission cannot reimburse additional miscellaneous fees charged by higher education institutions (HEIs) that are not stated in the Republic Act 10931 or the Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education Act (UAQTEA).
Re-electionist senator Sonny Angara today urged Filipino students to study hard and maximize the opportunities afforded by free education to find gainful employment and become a productive citizen.
Senator Paolo Benigno “Bam” Aquino IV is not just an author, but a principal sponsor of the Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education Act, Senator Panfilo Lacson said.
With national development as the ultimate goal, the Philippine government invested in the future of the youth by ensuring the full implementation of the free tertiary education law in 2018.
Senator Bam Aquino is worried over a report that 70 percent of Filipino youths “don’t have a dream.”
Senator Bam Aquino is worried over the apparent plan of some state universities and colleges (SUCs) “to collect” miscellaneous fees which is prohibited under the free college law.
Don’t hold free college education “hostage” to justify the implementation of the Tax Reform Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) law.
President Rodrigo R. Duterte on Wednesday witnessed the signing of an agreement to launch the implementation of the law providing free tuition in all state and local universities and colleges (SUCs/LUCs).
Students studying at state universities and colleges (SUCs) as well as select local tertiary institutions, no longer have to pay tuition and miscellaneous fees starting academic year 2018-2019.
A party-list lawmaker on Thursday urged the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) to fast-track the implementation of the Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education Act.
“Why focus on Charter change over free tuition law?”
Senator Bam Aquino wants state universities and colleges (SUCs) to refund the fees they collected from students in the second semester of school year 2017-2018 with the free college law now in effect.
The government should not use free education to gain “political loyalty” or prohibit students in state universities and colleges (SUCs) from exercising their right to free expression and dissent.
Senator Bam Aquino on Friday said that he was able to prove that he is willing and able to work on reforms that the Duterte administration wants to pursue for the people’s welfare.
Senator Paolo Aquino on Monday urged the two concerned agencies involved in the crafting of implementing rules and regulations (IRR) for the free college tuition law to ensure the enforcement of the law as soon as possible so no fees would be collected in the second semester.
Senators condemn the killing of the president of the Philippine Association of State Universities and Colleges (PASUC) and the state-run University of Science and Technology of Southern Philippines (USTP) and urge enforcement agencies to exhaust all efforts to quickly arrest the killers and unmask their mastermind.
Students from 112 state universities and colleges would no longer pay tuition fees beginning this semester, Senator Bam Aquino said.
Malacañang expressed hope Sunday (September 24) that the House of Representatives’ allotment of P40 billion for free tuition of students in state universities and colleges (SUCs) will get the Senate’s backing.
The chairman of the House appropriations committee on Friday vowed to provide the necessary funding for the “Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education Act” was signed by President Duterte.
Free higher education for state universities and colleges (SUCs) is only a signature away from becoming a law, Sen. Paolo Benigno Aquino IV said Monday.