COMELEC BATS FOR VOTER EDUCATION IN HS
Tuesday 5th of June 2012
MANILA, June 5 (PIA) -- The Commission on Elections (COMELEC) has announced that it supports a bill that seeks to make voter education mandatory in the high school curriculum.
House Bill No. 5784, introduced by Paranaque Rep. Edwin L. Olivarez, states that votersâ€™ education should be taught to fourth year high school students in both public and private schools including those who are enrolled in the Alternative Learning System (ALS).
The bill tasks the Department of Education (DepEd), the COMELEC, and the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) to develop a common curriculum that shall include: Values Formation; Impor...
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