4 weeks Public school students should not be compelled to buy gadgets for online classes – senator MB
By Vanne Elaine Terrazola Public school students should not be compelled to buy gadgets and other equipment to take part in the online learning program that the government is planning amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Senator Sherwin Gatchalian said on Thursday, June 18. Sen. Sherwin Gatchalian(Senate of the Philippines / MANILA BULLETIN FILE PHOTO) The chairman of the Senate basic education committee issued the appeal following reports of an incoming Grade 9 student who reportedly took his life due to the expenses for his online classes. “Nakakalungkot dahil sa frustration and hopelessness nagpakamatay siya (It sad that because of frustration and ... more