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Bistek: QC defrays graduation expenses in public schools

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Quezon City Mayor Herbert Bautista led the distribution of graduation subsidies and incentives to public schools as well as deserving students in Quezon City to defray graduation expenses in response to the “No Collection Policy” enforced by the Department of Education.

A total of 1.2 million pesos was provided by the QC government to augment the printing of diplomas and certificates, stage decorations, chairs and sound system rental, and minor venue repairs.

While 2.1 million pesos will be given as an incentive to honor students.

Per Commission on Audit Circular No. 2012-004, school principals are required to submit subsidy liquidation requirements within 20 days from the accomplishment of the purpose.

Over 70 principals, school officials, and Schools Division Office heads attended the distribution and discussion of guidelines at QC Hall on Monday.

In response to the “No Collection Policy” enforced by Department of Education, QC government under the administration of Mayor Bautista distributed a total of P1,870,000 for the graduation subsidy and incentives of honor pupils in public schools.

This year, there are 40, 473 graduating students in Grade 6 and 33,578 students in Grade 10 will move up to senior high school.