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There were about half a million classrooms in the country in 2015.
With the seemingly endless budget allocation for classrooms, why do classroom shortages persist? This was the same question asked by Rep. Tinio back in 2015:
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The budget for 2017 provides the biggest for classrooms:
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Briones is probably wrong. One can figure out the real reason behind the delay in the construction of school buildings by looking at where classroom shortages are. Overcrowded classrooms are found in urban centers where there are really no available lots for new school buildings. Of course, there are other reasons since we continue to see dilapidated classrooms badly needing renovation. There is corruption and inefficiency and "the single design" reason is simply frivolous.