1460 mil­lion for ed­u­ca­tion

Manila Bulletin - - Mindanao News -

DAVAO CITY -- The ed­u­ca­tion com­mit­tee of the Sang­gu­ni­ang Pan­lung­sod here said the city govern­ment is push­ing for the im­ple­men­ta­tion of multi-mil­lion peso projects un­der the city’s Lo­cal Ed­u­ca­tion Fund. In a priv­i­lege speech, com­mit­tee chair­per­son Pi­lar Braga said that the city govern­ment will be al­lo­cat­ing around 1460 mil­lion in projects from the city’s funds. The lo­cal govern­ment code man­dates that lo­cal govern­ments al­lo­cate 1 per­cent of its real prop­erty tax col­lec­tions for ed­u­ca­tion pro­grams. Among the lo­cal school board projects for 2017 are the im­prove­ment of equip­ment and ro­bot­ics soft­ware for pub­lic schools here. (Yas D. Ocampo)

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