Kabataan Partylist Rep. Terry Ridon filed House Resolution No. 1160 calling on the House Committee on Higher and Technical Education to investigate the incident and hold the Earist administration accountable for “repressing students whose sole crime is to practice their constitutionally-guaranteed rights to free expression, speech, and peaceable assembly.”
“We cannot be complacent even if the suspension and dismissal orders were lifted and the collection of development fee was stopped. We are still watchful and we will not have second thoughts about walking out again to protest if the administration reneges on the agreement.” – Earist Institute of Student Government
Students of the Eulogio Amang Rodriguez Institute of Science and Technology are protesting the collection of additional fees for the construction of a new school building.
By JANESS ANN J. ELLAO Bulatlat MANILA — State colleges and universities are a lifeline to Filipino families with meager income but whose students are eager to finish their education. The conventional wisdom is that these institutions are not as rapacious as their private counterparts in increasing tuition and other fees. In fact, state colleges…