This DepED Order pertains to the conduct of a Textbook Exchange Program which aims to eradicate the multiple textbook situation in schools so that students use the same textbook titles in the classrooms, flush out unused or surplus textbooks in school, district and division warehouses and directly impact on textbook shortage nationwide.
This Office hereby reiterates its policies on educational field trips as stated in DepED Order No. 52, s. 2003 (copy enclosed).
For the information and guidance of all concerned, enclosed is a copy of Administrative Order No. 88 dated December 5, 2003 entitled “Authorizing the Grant of Extra Cash Gift for all Government Personnel” which is self-explanatory.
Pursuant to the Implementating Rules and Regulations of R.A. 9155, the selection, promotion and designation of school heads shall be based on merit, competence, fitness and equality. It is based on these principles that the enclosed guidelines are hereby issued.
The words "or during holidays" should be added to Item 1 d.k. of DepED Order No. 53, s. 2003 and should read as stated in this Order.
It has been noted that cell phones have been proliferated with lewd and obscene picture messages particularly those capable of Multi-Media Services (MMS). In view of this, the following policies regarding the prohibition on the use of cell phones are hereby reiterated.
The implementation of DepEd Order No. 79 shall be effective only in the Third Grading Period of SY 2003-2004.
The Department of Education (DepED) and Department of Budget and Management (DBM) Joint Circular No. 1, s. 2003, on the salary upgrading of District and Education Supervisors was signed in November 3, 2003 and issued as DepED Order No. 80, s. 2003.
For the information and guidance of all concerned, enclosed is a copy of Department of Education (DepED) and Department of Budget and Management (DBM) Joint Circular No. 1, s. 2003 dated November 3, 2003, entitled "Guidelines in the Implementation of the Salary Upgrading for District and Education Supervisors”.
This Department, responding to the need for an assessment and evaluation system that truly reflects student performance, issues the following guidelines in the assessment and reporting of students’ progress.