Increase of Teaching Supplies Allowance to P10,000 Pushed

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Rep. Vilma Santos-Recto filed House Bill No. 3449  : An Act Institutionalizing The Grant Of A Teaching Supplies Allowance For Public School Teachers And Appropriating Funds Therefor. It was already referred by the House Committee on Rules to the Committee on Basic Education and Culture last August 7, 2019. In her explanatory note, it says: “This bill, therefore, institutionalizes the grant of a Teaching Supplies Allowance for the 840,0002 public school teachers and at the same time increases the cash allowance currently appropriated in the DepEd budget by 185% from…