Malacañang has confirmed there are schools for indigenous peoples in Mindanao which have been working with out permits from the Department of Education (DepEd).
Citing info from DepEd, Communications Assistant Secretary Marie Banaag described the three schools as “left oriented.”
“These are the Alternative Learning Center for Agriculture and Livelihood Development, Inc. or the Alcadev; second, the Center for Lumad Advocacy and Services, Inc. or the Clans; and third, the Salugpungan Community Learning Center,” he mentioned in a press convention Friday (July 28).
Banaag mentioned the schools don’t have permits from Deped and refused to adjust to the company’s necessities on curriculum.
The Surigao-based Alcadev, she mentioned, lacks a allow and refuses to get one from DepEd. Clans, in the meantime, has been given three months to adjust to DepEd necessities.
Malacañang named the alleged left-leaning schools after Duterte threatened to bomb lumad schools.
He later clarified he wasn’t going after schools for indigenous peoples however schools with no permits, which supposedly train kids to hate the federal government.
This was additionally the sentiment of Malacañang.
“It is likewise clear that the President does not intend to bomb lumad children. On the contrary, he said that they should get out of the schools as he was referring to structures and not to children,” Banaag mentioned.