10 months DepEd: Graduation rites should not be used for political gains MB
By Merlina Hernando-Malipot  The Department of Education (DepEd) has reminded both public and private elementary and secondary schools officials nationwide to ensure that graduation or moving-up rites will not be used as venues for politicking or electioneering. Education Secretary Leonor Briones(DepEd / MANILA BULLETIN) BRIONES “We keep on reminding our DepEd officials and personnel that graduation or moving-up ceremonies should not be used as a political forum,” Education Secretary Leonor Briones said. “Let’s maintain the solemnity of this ceremony, focusing on the achievement of our learners and their parents and the hard work of our teachers,” she added. In DepEd ... more