MANILA, (PNA) — The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) secretary said Congress has asked for a special fund of P1-billion for school buildings.
They asked to set aside P1 billion for areas that need classrooms other than what regular schools provide.
Sec. Florencio Abad said in a press conference on Tuesday that that the P1 billion fund’s objective is to equalize the distribution of classrooms.
He also mentioned that the P1 billion school building program was mandated by law.