PGMA approves bills establishing national high schools in Nueva Vizcaya
by Ben Moses Ebreo
Bayombong, Nueva Vizcaya (February 17) -- President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo recently approved into law 10 bills establishing national high schools in the province and a public works district office.
These laws include the creation of new national high schools or separating annexes from their mother high schools and converting them into an independent national high school.
A bill creating the Nueva Vizcaya Second District Engineering Office which was also approved into law by President Arroyo.
The school-related laws are: Republic Act(RA) 9555 - Establishing the Napo-Tuyak National High School in Kayapa town; RA 9544 - Establishing the Ganao National High School in Dupax del Sur town; RA 9822 ? Separating and Converting Paima Annex of the Nueva Vizcaya General Comprehensive High School(NVGCHS) in barangay Paitan, in Bayombong town into an independent National High School as the Paima National High School; RA 9827 ? Separating and Converting Kayapa National High School Annex in barangay Alang Salacsac into an independent National High School as the Martinez Cuyungan National High School; RA 9823 ? Separating and converting the Pelaway Annex of Alfonso Castaneda National High School into an independent National High School as the Casecnan National High School; RA 9554 ? Establishing the Binalian National High School in Kayapa town; RA 9779 ? Changing the name of Lamo National High School in Dupax del Norte town into Dupax del Norte National High School; RA 9821 ? Separating and converting Bonfal Annex of NVGCHS, Bonfal Proper in Bayombong town into an independent National High School as the Bonfal National High School; RA 9783 ? Separating and converting Quezon National High School-Annex in barangay Runruno in Quezon town into an independent National High School as the Runruno National High School and RA 9697 ? Upgrading Nueva Vizcaya Sub-District Engineering Office into a Regular District Engineering Office known as the Nueva Vizcaya Second District Engineering Office.
The approval of the Department of Public Works and Highways' (DPWH) creation of the second engineering district office bill in the province would accelerate socio-economic progress through infrastructure development of the southern municipalities of Nueva Vizcaya, said Representative Carlos Padilla, author of the bills. (PIA NVizcaya) [top]