May 2, 1997 – DO 43, s. 1997 – Lifting Of Recall Order on the Textbooks ”Science and Health, Learning and Living Series’ for Grades I-VI Published by Vibal Publishing House
To: Regional Directors
Schools Division Superintendent
Head of Public and Private Schools
All Others Concerned
- This is relative to DECS Order No. 8 s. 1997 which ordered the recall/ discontinuance of certain textbooks being used in schools due to errors noted. Relative thereto, Vibal Publishing House has submitted a new, corrected version of the above-titled textbook series to DECS which were duly evaluated and approved by the Instructional Materials Council.
- In view thereof, the recall/ discontinuance order for the above¬mentioned textbooks series is hereby lifted and the 1997 Edition of “Science and Health, Learning and Living Series” for Grades I-VI published by Vibal Publishing House is hereby authorized for use in schools.It is understood that earlier editions of this series continue to be disapproved for use in schools.
- It is likewise informed that other textbook titles mentioned in DECS Order No. 8 s. 1997 continue to be recalled/discontinued unless a specific order lifting the same is issued by this Office.
For the guidance of all concerned.
Reference: DECS Order: (No. 8, s. 1997)
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