Call to Suspend Use of School Uniform Amid Dengue Outbreak

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The Sangguniang Panlungsod (SP) is now calling on the Department of Education (DepEd) and the Commission on Higher Education (Ched) to suspend the wearing of school uniforms amid dengue outbreak in Iloilo City. The suspension as per Resolution No. 2019-278 passed unanimously by the SP was meant for all levels, both public and private schools. “Students or pupils should wear jogging pants or long pants while in school until the dengue cases in Iloilo City are controlled,” the resolution stated. In a follow-up interview on Tuesday, councilor Lyndon Acap said…