Schools will reopen next year. Is the gov’t ready to shoulder the costs?

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Philippine Star

Ramon Royandoyan – September 28, 2021 | 8:00am MANILA, Philippines — Over a year since schools were shut, the Philippines will partially resume face-to-face classes next year in areas deemed low risk for COVID-19 to make up for months of lost learning. It was a decision that President Rodrigo Duterte made at a time his proposed P5.02 trillion outlay for next year was already submitted to Congress, prompting some lawmakers to question whether the government would have funds to shoulder the costs of a gradual transition to face-to-face classes. Marikina Rep. Stella Luz Quimbo was on…

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