May 17, 2010 DO 50, s. 2010 – Strengthening Special Education Program at the Basic Education Level
May 17, 2010
DO 50, s. 2010
Strengthening Special Education Program at the Basic Education Level
- The Special Education Program (SPED) is necessary to provide equitable access to basic education by learners with exceptionalities.
- To strengthen the SPED at the secondary level, the Department of Education through the Bureau of Secondary Education (BSE) shall provide financial support to regular high schools offering SPED program (Please see attached list of schools) across the country.
- Schools implementing the SPED program shall submit not later than June 30. 2010 to the Division and Regional Offices the reports on the number of SPED classes organized and the corresponding enrolment for each class listed according to exceptionality. The report shall also indicate the number of SPED students mainstreamed in the regular classes for the last three years (Please follow the format below).
Name of School: BEIS ID No.:
|Exceptionality||No. of Classes||No. of Students||No, of Students
Division and Regional Offices are advised to summarize the aforementioned schools reports.
- The guidelines on the allocation, disbursement and liquidation of funds are contained in Enclosure 1. The total appropriation of PhP 64,990,500.00 shall be allotted to 222 schools to support their implementation of the SPED program, subject to the release of funds for the purpose by the Department of Budget and Management (DBM). Fifty percent (50%) of the total appropriation shall be allocated to schools equally (please refer to Enclosure 2 for details). The other 50% shall be allocated on the basis of the enrolment data to be submitted by participating schools before the end of June 2010.
- Immediate dissemination of and compliance of this Order is directed.
Mona D. Valisno
Mona D. Valisno