DepEd: Classes will start on June 03 for School Year 2013-2014
Classes will start early for SY 2013-2014
The Department of Education announced over the weekend that the classes for school year 2013 to 2014 will start as early as June 03 and will end on 31st of March 2014.
The Secretary of Education Armin Luistro disclosed the school calendar for the said school year.
“This School Calendar aims to synchronize all core events and teaching-learning activities in order to maximize the use of the 201 school days for School Year 2013-2014,” he said.
A 180 days of non-negotiable teacher-pupil contact time and four days of In-Service Training break and Parent-Teachers conferences will be included for the coming school year, Luistro added.
He also said that private schools may deviate from their school calendar, however they are not allowed to start their classes earlier than June 03 and not later than August 31. Private schools should also notify appropriate DepEd office for any deviation.