DepEd sticks to August 24 class opening, but RA 11480 allows Duterte to set any date

DAVAO CITY — Education Secretary Leonor Briones stuck to the August 24 date as the official opening for School Year 2020-2021 will start on August 24 despite the new law allowing the President to set the date beyond schedule. In a briefing on Tuesday with President Rodrigo Duterte, Briones said all the department’s preparations were …