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Name: Governance of Basic Education Act, 2001 (R.A. No. 9155).
Country: Philippines
Subject(s): Education, vocational guidance and training
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2000-07-24
Entry into force:
Published on: Official Gazette, 2002-01-14, Vol. 98, No. 2, pp. 194-200
ISN: PHL-2000-L-62443
Bibliography: Official Gazette, 2002-01-14, Vol. 98, No. 2, pp. 194-200
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Abstract/Citation: Provides for framework of governance of basic education. Establishes that state policy shall protect and promote right of all citizens to quality basic education and make education accessible to all by providing all Philippino children free and compulsory education at elementary level and free education at high school level. Also contains provisions regarding authority and accountability.
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