MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Education (DepEd) is investigating a public school in Cavite province over allegations that some of its teachers made sexual advances on high school students.
DepEd spokesperson Michael Poa on Tuesday said the agency’s Schools Divisions Office was already made aware of the abuse complaint and is currently investigating the matter.
“The allegations of sexual harassment in Bacoor National High School is very disturbing news and we are taking this very seriously,” he said in a statement.
“Said teachers were not given any teaching load pending initial investigation on the matter,” Poa added.
He said coordination between the School Div…
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