By KABATAAN (PR)
QUEZON CITY — With over 400 colleges and universities submitting tuition hike proposals to the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) for school year 2013-2014, Kabataan Partylist Rep. Raymond Palatino reiterated the need for a “strong tuition regulation law” that would give government agencies such as CHED “muscle and teeth” to control tuition and other fees in over 2,000 higher education institutions nationwide.
“The government’s current tuition regulation policy – CHED Memorandum Order 3 – is a toothless paper tiger. While the said policy lays down guidelines for proper consultations regarding fee increases, CHED has no proper mechanism to monitor compliance,” Palatino said. Read the rest of this entry →