DO 22, s. 2001 – Policies on Enrolment in Public Schools

May 24, 2001
DO 22, s. 2001
Policies on Enrolment in Public Schools
To :   Undersecretaries/Assistant Secretaries
Bureau/Service/Center Directors
Regional Directors
Schools Division/City Superintendents
The following policies on enrollment in public schools shall be strictly enforced:
1.  No school fees or contributions shall be collected during enrollment.
2.  The period of collection for voluntary contributions authorized in previous school years such as Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Phil. National Red Cross, and Anti – TB shall be announced later after the institutions receiving these contributions shall have
submitted their financial reports to DECS.
3.  In cases where an enrollee is unable to present his/her birth certificate or baptismal certificate attesting to his/her age, the enrollee or the parent shall be required to execute an affidavit and this shall be accepted by the school.
4.  Separate guidelines shall be issued for the collection of PTCA fees, school publication fees, ID fees and other school fees which may be authorized for voluntary contributions on a specified date during the school year.
5.  Any violation of this Order by any school official or teacher will be dealt with administratively.
For immediate and strict implementation.