Synchronized School Opening Ssought in 2018

Synchronized School Opening Ssought in 2018

Rizal Representative Michael John Duavit has proposed that the opening of classes in all schools in the country be synchronized beginning next year. Duavit filed House Bill 5802, proposing that the school year shall start on the second Monday of August, but not later than the second Monday of September. Citing the 2016-2017 data of the Philippine Association of State Universities and Colleges, he noted that 34 universities and colleges had already adopted the August to May calendar in pursuance to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) economic integration.…