Group continues fight to retain Filipino, Panitikan in language curriculum

MANILA, Philippines --- In a last ditch effort to convince the Supreme Court to retain Filipino and Panitikan in the language curriculum, members of the Alyansa ng mga Tagapagtanggol ng Wikang Filipino (Tanggol Wika) submitted a letter protesting the decision to exclude the two subjects from the general college curriculum. In a letter addressed to Chief Justice Lucas Bersamin, the group described the high court's ruling as an "imminent cultural genocide." The high court's ruling junked with finality the motions for reconsideration against its October 2018 decision upholding a memorandum issued by the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) excluding Filipino and Panitikan (Filipino l...

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