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In the News: Mob vs CHED over budget cuts, Six will Fix! Challenge to Congress

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8 students shave heads to protest low education budget

By Karen Boncocan
INQUIRER.net
Posted date: September 27, 2010
 

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MANILA, Philippines—Eight students, including a young woman, on Monday shaved their heads outside Congress gates to express their opposition to the cuts to the budget of state universities and colleges (SUCs).
 
The protesting students from the Youth Against Debt of the Freedom from Debt Coalition also gave the Commission on Higher Education (CHEd) a “fail” grade for not working on a higher budget for education.
 
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September 27, 2010 at 1:39 pm 1 comment


What is the Six will Fix! campaign?

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The Six will Fix! campaign is a campaign spearheaded by the Youth Against Debt (YAD) calling for an automatic appropriation law for education pegged at 6% of the GNP as prescribed by the Delors Commission of the UNESCO.

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