Gov. Padaca visits schools in Isabela
Ilagan, Isabela (3 June) -- As school opening for public and private schools officially started yesterday through an order from the Department of Education, Governor Maria Gracia Cielo M. Padaca made rounds of visits to elementary and secondary schools in the province to personally check the status of schools in the province particularly the facilities which are very essential in the education process.
Padaca visited the municipalities of Cabagan, Delfin Albano and San Pablo to further check and get first hand information on the status of school facilities in these municipalities of the first district of Isabela.
The next municipality the governor has visited is the municipality Benito Soliven and several other more schools in the province.
Padaca is making the rounds of visits to educational institutions for her to make necessary move to help DepEd Isabela in its programs, projects and activities to make sure of quality education is given to young and school-age population of Isabela.
In an interview with a local radio station here, Padaca in visiting Villa Lucban Primary School in Benito Soliven, Isabela, said she is checking the status of school buildings and the situation of school children in different places of the province.
Gov. Padaca has observed a bigger school-age population in the public schools in the places she visited and attributes this mainly to large population.
She admitted that due to uncontrolled population boom, would result to lack of school buildings, lack of school teachers and facilities and will at the same time also affect other aspects of human needs like food, shelter, health and many others. (PIA Isabela) [top]