12 months DepEd will be more strict with age requirements for incoming pupils MB
By Merlina Hernando-Malipot This coming school year, the Department of Education (DepEd) will be more “strict” with the compliance of age requirements for particular grade levels prior to enrollment in both public and private schools. Education Secretary Leonor Briones (DepEd / MANILA BULLETIN) Education Secretary Leonor Briones, in an earlier interview, said DepEd will be “strict” on the age requirement for incoming pupils – particularly those in the Kindergarten, Grades 1, 7 and 11 who will be covered by the ongoing Early Registration in all public schools nationwide. “We will be strict on age [requirement],” said Briones when asked about ... more