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K to 12: The Key to Quality Education?

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    The continuous deterioration of the quality of education in the Philippines has prompted the DepEd to push for the implementation of the K to 12 program, which entails the institutionalization of kindergarten and the addition of two more years of high school in the basic education cycle. The proposal has spurred a heated debate on whether it could lead to improvements or just exacerbate the present state of education in the country. [PB-11-02]. URL:[http://www.senate.gov.ph/publications/PB%202011-02%20-%20K%20to%2012%20The%20Key%20to%20Quality.pdf].

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    Keywords: education; Philippines; constitutional guarantees; participation rates; Department of Education (DepEd); education; pre-university system; pre-school; cost of living; kindergarten; children; age; youth; girls; elementary;

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