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Enrollment rate in Manila public school hits 400.46 % / Meg Adonis

By: Adonis, Meg [author].
Material type: materialTypeLabelContinuing resourceAnalytics: Show analyticsPublisher: Makati City : Philippine Daily Inquirer, 2020Description: page A3.Subject(s): DepEd | Enrollment rate | Manila | Public school | Basic educationOnline resources: View the Article Abstract: MANILA, Philippines — Even as the Department of Education (DepEd) expressed dismay over the low enrollment rate nationwide for the coming school year, public school officials in Manila announced that they had exceeded their target by hitting 100.46 percent. Based on the data provided by the Manila Division of City Schools, there were 270,219 public school enrollees as of Friday, more than the earlier projection of 268,972. In an online broadcast, Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso said the increase might be due the fact that the coronavirus pandemic had left some parents without jobs, forcing them to pull out their children from private schools. “We prepared a buffer for the number of enrollees this coming school year because we know that life has been hard these past few months. We anticipate that it will be even harder in the near future, and that is why we predicted that private school students may be transferring to public schools,” he added. There were no figures available, however, on how many of the enrollees were transferees from private schools. Read more: https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1302275/enrollment-rate-in-manila-public-schools-hits-100-46-percent#ixzz6RPKrQ2b8 Follow us: @inquirerdotnet on Twitter | inquirerdotnet on Facebook
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MANILA, Philippines — Even as the Department of Education (DepEd) expressed dismay over the low enrollment rate nationwide for the coming school year, public school officials in Manila announced that they had exceeded their target by hitting 100.46 percent.

Based on the data provided by the Manila Division of City Schools, there were 270,219 public school enrollees as of Friday, more than the earlier projection of 268,972.

In an online broadcast, Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso said the increase might be due the fact that the coronavirus pandemic had left some parents without jobs, forcing them to pull out their children from private schools.

“We prepared a buffer for the number of enrollees this coming school year because we know that life has been hard these past few months. We anticipate that it will be even harder in the near future, and that is why we predicted that private school students may be transferring to public schools,” he added. There were no figures available, however, on how many of the enrollees were transferees from private schools.



Read more: https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1302275/enrollment-rate-in-manila-public-schools-hits-100-46-percent#ixzz6RPKrQ2b8
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