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Filipino professors decry SC ruling on K-12

Excluding Filipino and panitikan (Filipino literature) from the core subjects in college is a blow to nationhood and Filipino identity, educators said on Monday. They expressed dismay over a recent Supreme Court ruling that did not only declare the K-12 program constitutional but also made Filipino subjects optional in tertiary education. Longtime professors at the Filipino departments of the University of the Philippines (UP) Diliman, University of Santo Tomas (UST) and De La Salle University (DLSU), who were among the petitioners, said the high court should have afforded them a chance to argue their position through public consultations and oral arguments. Along with other t...

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