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More private schools hiking tuition
By Rainier Allan Ronda (The Philippine Star)
March 03, 2012
MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Education (DepEd) reported that 70 private schools in Metro Manila are expected to hike tuition next school year.
The DepEd National Capital Region said the private schools that have applied for tuition hikes are 26 secondary schools, 27 elementary schools, 16 pre-schools, and one special education school.
The increase ranges from five to up to 15 percent.
Roosevelt College and Capitol Hills Christian School both in Quezon City have applied for a 15 percent hike in tuition for their elementary and high school students.
The National Teachers College in Manila sought a 14.71 percent hike for their high school and elementary schools, as well as a 16.70 percent hike in the miscellaneous fees for their high school, and a 13.15 percent hike for their elementary school.
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