Don’t Impose Mandatory Fees for Christmas Parties – Sec. Briones

Mandatory Fees for Christmas Parties

Department of Education (DepEd) Secretary Leonor Briones advised students, teachers and other members of the school community not to impose mandatory fees or contributions in throwing Christmas parties this holiday season. “Contributions have to be voluntary,” the Education secretary said on a “24 Oras” report by Tina Panganiban-Perez on Wednesday. Briones also encouraged those in the education sector to be mindful about sources of funds. “These are decisions on a school to school basis. For example, in the school where I finished my undergraduate class, we do not solicit from…