COLLEGE TUITION TO GO UP

Futch Anthony Inso 05/21/2018

Charamie Bismanos, 19, was feeling angry. The Commission on Higher Education (CHEd) announced that 29 private higher education institutions (HEIs) in Central Visayas have applied for an increase in tuition this school opening. “Na-strong gyud ko anang…

Eight schools to raise tuition this June

Futch Anthony Inso 04/30/2018

EIGHT private schools in Central Visayas will impose new tuition rates at the onset of school season in June this year after the Department of Education (DepEd) regional office approved their application for tuition increase. Dr. Benjamin…

Gov’t to prioritize free college tuition program – Nograles

Futch Anthony Inso 08/19/2017

  Government agencies like the Commission on High Education (CHED) may have to “sacrifice” their scholarship programs and allow realignment of funds for the implementation of the Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education Act starting next year,…

P16B scholarship funds eyed for free college tuition

Inquirer.net 08/09/2017

President Rodrigo Duterte may not know how to fund the free higher education law he just signed, but the House of Representatives has pinpointed P16 billion in scholarship funds that may be realigned for that purpose. In…

Investing in the future

Editorial 08/08/2017

What to make of President Rodrigo Duterte’s signing into law the government subsidy for tuition of students in state universities and colleges (SUCs)? The President himself admitted to the media that he signed the law even if…

Davide welcomes free tuition law for SUCs

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/04/2017

Cebu Governor Hilario Davide III welcomed the approval of the newly signed law that seeks to provide free tuition to State Universities and Colleges (SUCs) nationwide. President Rodrigo Duterte signed the Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education Act…

Youth solon warns against passage of free tuition bill

Inquirer.net 05/18/2017

  The Kabataan Party-list has warned that the House bill on financial assistance that gives priority to “poor but deserving students” is being used to justify tuition increase instead of scrapping it altogether. In a statement, Kabataan…

Seven schools from Cebu City seek tuition hike — Ched exec

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 05/17/2017

Seven schools in Cebu City are among the 134 schools in Central Visayas applying for a tuition increase for all levels for school year 2017 to 2018. Freddie Bernal, Commission on Higher Education in Central Visayas (CHEd-7)…

8 schools in Central Visayas ask for tuition fee increase

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 05/17/2017

  Eight schools in Central Visayas applied for a tuition fee increase in all levels for the school year 2017 to 2018. Freddie Bernal, regional director of Commission on Higher Education (CHED-7), said of the eight schools,…

Free tuition

Editorial 12/26/2016

There’s more to the P8.3 billion allocated by President Rodrigo Duterte to the Commission on Higher Education (CHEd) to pay for free tuition of poor but deserving students in state universities and colleges next year. The amount…

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