Tabuk City, Kalinga – A total of 18 schools under the Department of Education – Kalinga have started holding face-to-face classes since March 3, 2022.
During the Kapihan sa Benguet hosted by the Philippine Information Agency on March 8, 2022, Jerry Ymson, Officer – in – Charge of the Office of the Assistant Schools Division Superintendent of Kalinga said that there are 58 schools nominated for the in-person classes and that 18 have already started on March 3.
Ymson added that the face-to-face classes in the 18 schools cover 1,187 elementary pupils; 185 junior high school learners; and 60 senior high school students.
Additionally, prior to the expansion of face-to-face classes in Kalinga, Bonnong Elementary School and Liyang Elementary School were the first ones to start the in-person classes.
In line with the re-opening of face-to-face classes, Ymson shared the proposal that unvaccinated learners including the teaching and non-teaching personnel will not be involved in any in-person sessions.
Meantime, there are a total of 430,924 learners under DepEd who are enrolled in the region for School Year 2021-2022. Of the figure, 85,775 students are already having their face-to-face classes as of March 3, 2022.
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