What really happened to DepEd ‘s huge budget allocation?

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Recto: DepEd needs new procurement ‘lesson plan’ to avoid failing grade Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto said he feels sorry for his former teacher, Education Secretary Leonor Briones, as the “latter had inherited a culture of underspending and a broken system of procurement which delays the delivery of equipment and books.” “The present DepEd leadership assumed office to a huge avalanche of unspent funds,” Recto said. “Prior to her assumption, we were regularly regaled with reports on how many classrooms were built, the millions of books bought, the tens…