DepEd: Increase the Salary of Guidance Counselors

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Department of Education (DepEd) officials on Friday called for an increase in guidance counselors’ pay to help address the lack of such professionals in public schools. DepEd has asked the Department of Budget and Management for additional funds to increase the salary of guidance counselors, but the request has not yet been approved. “We have pointed this out from the time that I came in and we have been negotiating and bringing this to the attention of the Department of Budget and Management,” said DepEd Secretary Leonor Briones said. When…