Be Careful with Educational Experts and Give Sara a Chance
Rene Luis Tadle
Repost from Facebook
This came out of my memory feed today. I remember how the Aquino government together with the so-called education experts and well-experienced education managers cajoled, rammed, and made false promises to convince students, teachers, and parents to accept the wisdom of additional two years of basic education despite the objections from various sectors. Thus, in 2015, together with other groups and individuals, CoTeSCUP questioned the constitutionality of the K-12 Law in the Supreme Court. SC declared that the law was constitutional and thus dismissed our petition, noting that it is within the police power of the state to enact educational laws including the K-12 Law. However, it noted as well that “It is not for the Court to look into the wisdom or propriety of legislative determination.” (CoTeSCUP et. al, vs. DOLE et al. G.R. No. 216930). Since then, studies have shown that K-12 Law failed to live up to its promise (Orbeta et al., 2019 Manansan, 2020; Orbeta & Potestad, 2020).
|Talk News TV: "K to 12 Fiasco". Atty. Sonny Matula of FFW, Prof Rene Tadle of UST and Prof. Rita Cucio of SBC with Ka Mentong Laurel.|
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