Duterte backs National Academy for Sports for high school students
MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday said he was supportive of the move to create a National Academy of Sports for high school students.
“I support the measure to create the National Academy for Sports for high school students,” Duterte said in his fourth State of the Nation Address (Sona) at the Batasang Pambansa.
The President said this, citing that more than 823 out of school youth, including learners, were able to access non-formal education or alternative learning system for national sports development.
He praised Education Secretary Leonor Briones for her “exceptional leadership,” citing that “more have been receiving basic education.”
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