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sunstar.com.ph 15 Jan, 2022 11:00 am

Up to school division, LGUs to suspend classes, says DepEd-Central Visayas director

Up to school division, LGUs to suspend classes, says DepEd-Central Visayas director
Up to school division, LGUs to suspend classes, says DepEd-Central Visayas director

Cebu Up to school division, LGUs to suspend classes, says DepEd-Central Visayas director File photo January 15, 2022 A -A + THE Department of Education (DepEd) in Central Visayas has left the discretion to suspend classes in all levels to the 19 school division offices and concerned local government units (LGUs).This was what DepEd-Central Visayas Director Salustiano Jimenez told SunStar Cebu following the memorandum issued by their central office, giving the public and private schools the discretion to suspend classes and other teaching-related activities within January 2022 amid the increasing number of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) cases in the country.Citing the implementation of the situation-location-based approach, Jimenez said he could not just give the directive to suspend classes across Central Visayas.They can suspend but they have to coordinate gyud sa LGU kay ang LGU man maoy maka suspend og classes.

They can suspend their classes but they have to coordinate with their LGUs as it is within their power to suspend classes) Jimenez assured that the regional office will approve the suspension of classes once the concerned school division, in coordination with the LGUs, will submit their recommendation."Personally, as the regional director, I cannot give the issuance across Central Visayas kay lahi-lahi man gud og sitwasyon ang mga lugar (every area has a different situation)," said Jimenez.

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