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TURNING POINT: Free Tuition in Philippine Education William R. Adan

NAAWAN, Misamis Oriental (MindaNews/08 August)– The grant of free tuition in state colleges and universities is probably one of the most interesting developments that ever happened to tertiary education in this country. But without being cynical about it, what is really the percentage slice of tuition in the overall cost of college education? In some […]

TURNING POINT: Rethinking the Educational Intervention for the Poor

NAAWAN, Misamis Oriental (MindaNews/08 January) — An external intervention aimed to improve a state of affair, particularly one coming from the government, should be evaluated even at planning stage on how it would impact on the target population and society at large. At first glance, the abolition of tuition fees in state universities and colleges […]