Deped Statement on the Grade 2 Learning Materials Found Damaged in the Publisher’s Warehouse

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Following its exit conference with the Commission on Audit (CoA) last June 19, 2018, the Department of Education (DepEd) has committed to conduct further investigation and is establishing legal solutions in regard to the 820,682 Grade 2 learning materials (LMs) found damaged by water in the warehouse of Lexicon Press, Inc. – the publisher awarded with contract to re-print 2,440,336 copies of Grade 2 LMs in February 2016. Report of DepEd’s Bureau of Learning Resources (BLR) yielded that DepEd and Lexicon mutually agreed to the temporary safekeeping of the completed…

P25.2 Million in Damaged Textbooks Because of DepEd’s Poor Planning – COA

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The Department of Education’s (DepEd) poor planning resulted to the damage of P25.21 million worth of textbooks, according to a government audit report. In its 2017 report released over the weekend, the Commission on Audit (COA) found that 820,682 printed textbooks were left inside printing press Lexicon Press, Inc. because DepEd’s own warehouse failed to store it. The unavailability of storage facilities was due to warehouse refurbishing of the DepEd’s Bureau of Learning Resources (BLR), COA said. “DepEd suffered loss amounting to P25,213,511.10 representing the cost of 820,682 damaged Grade…