2010 Manual of Regulation for Private Schools – Miscellaneous Provisions
V. MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS
Section 186. Calendar of School Events and Activities for SY 2010-2011.
The private schools may opt to deviate from this school calendar provided they do not start classes earlier than the 1st Monday of June and not later than the last day of August as provided for in R.A. 7797. However, they need to complete the minimum number of class days and notify the appropriate DepED office in advance regarding any deviation.
The core events and activities shown hereunder are expected to be observed in schools. These activities shall guide the technical assistance and progress tracking and evaluation that division and regional offices shall perform to support the work of schools.
Make up classes shall be held to compensate for localized suspensions due to typhoons and other calamities or local celebrations such as town or barangay fiestas and foundation day. The Regional Offices have the option to issue a regional school calendar to reflect their respective concerns provided that the total number of school days is maintained.
At the end of the school year, the Division Offices shall report the actual number of school days held in every school under their jurisdiction. Regional Offices shall submit not later than two weeks after the end of the school year a report on the actual number of school days in the different school divisions under their jurisdiction together with recommendations on how the policy on meeting the required number of school days can be strengthened.
Calendar for School Year 2010-2011
|Month||Date||No. of School Days||No. of Days per Quarter||Activity|
|May 2010||24-28||0||National Maintenance Week|
|14||Beginning of Classes|
|July||22 f||47 days|
|August||16-17||12 ^||1st Quarter Examinations|
|20||Ninoy Aquino Day (special holiday)|
|25||9||>||National Career Assessment|
|46 days||Examination (NCAE)|
|30||National Heroes Day (regular holiday)|
|September||30||21||Eid’ Fitr (legal holiday)|
|October||21-22||16 ^||2nd Quarter Examinations|
|25-29||5 A||Mid Year Assessment of School|
|Performance/ INSET Break|
|November||1||21||All Saints Day (special holiday)|
|2||Resumption of Classes|
|30||f||Bonifacio Day (legal holiday)|
|21 (Luzon)||51 days||Philippine Education Placement Test|
|December||18||13||Start of Christmas break|
|January||3||12 ^||Resumption of Classes|
|2011||17-18||3rd Quarter Examinations|
|22||10 A [||Parent-Teacher Conference|
|February||25||19||EDSA People Power I Anniversary|
|March||2 & 4||23||National Achievement Test (NAT)|
|10||National Achievement Test (NAT)|
|17-18||Final Examinations (Graduating|
|28-29||4th Quarter Examination (Non-|
|8||Last day of Classes|
|18||12||Start of Summer Classes|
|May||2||24||Labor Day (legal holiday)|
|23-27||National Schools Maintenance Week|
|30||End of Summer Classes|
Section 187. Parent-Teacher Associations. Every elementary and secondary school shall organize a parent-teacher association for the purpose of providing a forum for the discussion of problems and their solutions, relating to the total school program, and for insuring the full cooperation of parents in the efficient implementation of such program. All parents who have children enrolled in a school are encouraged to be active members of its PTA, and to comply with whatever obligations and responsibilities such membership entails.
Section 188. Due Process. In all matters that may result in the imposition of sanctions against schools, personnel or students, administrative due process shall in all instances be observed.
Section 189. Sanctions Against Private Schools. The following are the sanctions that may be imposed against private schools for any violation of the rules and regulations of the Department:
a. Suspension of the school’s participation in Education Service Contracting
(ESC) and Education Voucher System (EVS) programs;
b. Non-issuance of a favorable recommendation for tax exemptions;
c. Disqualification from any financial grant or subsidy of the Department;
d. Suspension of the permit or recognition to operate the school; and
e. Revocation of the permit or recognition to operate the school.
Application of sanctions and penalties for violations of the rules and regulations of the Department shall be consistent with the gravity of the offense or violation committed by the school. The school may appeal the application of any sanction imposed by a Regional Director to the Secretary within fifteen (15) days from receipt of notice of such sanction.
Section 190. Policies, Standards and Regulations for Philippine Schools Overseas. The Department incorporates in this Manual all the provisions of the “Manual of Policies, Standards and Regulations for Philippine Schools Overseas (Second Edition)” to govern the operation and administration of Philippine schools overseas.
Section 191. Separability Clause. Any part or provision of this Manual which may be held invalid or unconstitutional shall not affect the effectivity and efficiency of operation and implementation of its remaining parts or provisions.
Section 192. Repealing Clause. Any existing Department orders, circulars, memoranda, or any part thereof, including the Implementing Rules and Regulations of The Education Act of 1982, BP. Big. 232, which are contrary to or inconsistent with any provision of this Manual, shall be deemed repealed or modified accordingly. Any provision or regulation contained in the 1992 Manual of Regulations for Private Schools, as amended, which is not mentioned in this Manual and which does not form part of existing law shall be considered repealed.
Section 193. Effectivity. This 2010 Revised Manual of Regulations for Private Schools in Basic Education is hereby approved and shall take effect fifteen (15) days from its publication in the Official Gazette.