2 weeks Solon pushes measure hiking chalk allowance MB
ACT Teachers party-list Rep. France Castro urged the House of Representatives Wednesday to approve the measure increasing the teaching supply allowance, also known as chalk allowance, of public school teachers, after the Senate approved Senate Bill (SB) No.1092 or the proposed “Teaching Supplies Allowance Act” on second reading Tuesday. (MANILA BULLETIN FILE PHOTO) Castro had earlier refiled the counterpart measure House Bill No. 222 in the 301-member House that seeks to increase  the teaching supply allowance from the current P3,500 to P5,000. “We call the House leadership to rush the passage of several bills including our own HB 222, ... more