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Angara: K+12 may fail with underpaid teachers

Saturday, June 23, 2012

Aurora Rep. Juan Edgardo “Sonny” Angara renewed his call for improved pay scales for public school teachers and nurses as the government rolls out this month the fourth tranche of salary increases mandated by the Salary Standardization Law III or SSL III (Joint Resolution 04).

Angara, chairman of the House committee on higher and technical education, emphasized that teachers and nurses must be compensated according to the rising cost of living to encourage them to stay in the country.
“Quality education and health care are crucial to improving the welfare of our people as these pave the way for good employment opportunities,” said the representative of the lone district of Aurora. “Unfortunately under the SSL, our teachers and nurses receive much less than they deserve, which forces them to find jobs outside the country.”

Angara, who in 2008 helped author Joint Resolution 04 that became the SSL III, noted that the minimum salary for public school teachers was only P17,255 representing salary grade (SG) 10, while government nurses received only P18,549 or the equivalent of SG 11..... MORE

SourceThe Daily Tribune

URL: http://www.tribune.net.ph/index.php/nation/item/608-angara-k%2012-may-fail-with-underpaid-teachers

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