10 months Bill doubles pay of entry-level public school teachers MB
By Ellson Quismorio A Mindanao lawmaker has moved to nearly double the salary of entry-level public school teachers. (Photo by Jojo Riñoza / MB file photo) Filed by Maguindanao 2nd district Rep. Esmael “Toto” Mangudadatu, House Bill (HB) No. 3539 increases the salaries of entry-level public school teachers from the current P19,077 or Salary Grade (SG) 11, to P36,409 or SG 19. Mangudadatu noted in the explanatory note of his proposal that the teachers’ salary hike was long overdue. He pointed out that the compensation rates of Philippine Military Academy (PMA) cadets and call center agents are even higher than those of educators. “The increase ... more