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Coco Martin joins Rep. Angara's campaign for quality education

Fisrt published at Abante Online on Monday, 18 March 2013   Team Pnoy senatorial candidate Edgardo “Sonny” Angara has started his advocacy campaign for quality education  with a  tour of Manila’s university belt  recently. Joining him and his supporters is popular and award-winning actor Coco Martin. Angara, chair of the House of Representatives’ Committee on Higher and Technical Education, has paved the way for Filipinos to have access to quality education by passing laws that improve the educational system and help new graduates. Among these are The Kindergarten Education Act and the law raising the teachers’ salaries. He is also the main proponent of the Bill of Rights for New Graduates, which mandates government to help graduates find employment. Angara and Martin visited the Philippine Normal University (PNU), Technological University of the Philippines (TUP) and Philippine Women’s University (PWU) as part of the U-belt

PPCRV stages senatorial debate for students

Townhall debate participants, from left: Grace Poe, Atty. Marvil Llasos, Rep. Sonny Angara, Sen. Chiz Escudero, Prof. Samson Alcantara and Sen. Gringo Honasan First published at Abante Online on Tuesday, 19 March 2013 Two new faces -- first time aspirants for the senatorial race in the midterm elections made a mark among students-- during Town Hall debate. Atty. Marvil Llasos, a son of an OFW, underscored the importance of labor export policy of the country and its bilateral agreements abroad. "I know the pains of having a mother working abroad. But our OWFs deserve the best care from the government. After working abroad, they should be given economic education to improve their lives in the homeland," he said. On the other, hand UST Professor Samson Alcantara proposes for a Teacher's Code believing that quality of education is the key to producing good citizens and better governance. The Universtiy of Sto. Tomas, in partnership with the P