CLAIM: ACT Teachers party-list did not help teachers and students

A Facebook post published on Sept. 6 falsely claimed, citing Vice President Sara Duterte, that the ACT Teachers party-list group and its representative, France Castro, were of no help to Filipino teachers and students.

The ACT Teachers party-list was one of the proponents of bills seeking to help teachers and students, including the Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education Act (Republic Act 10931) and the “Kabalikat sa Pagtuturo” Act.

Rep. France Castro has so far authored 409 bills and co-authored 10 more in her term in the 19th Congress. Additionally, she authored and co-authored 644 bills during the 18th Congress.

The post, made by the pro-administration page “Bayan ng Magigiting,” has so far garnered more than 1,500 reactions, 859 comments, and 342 shares on Facebook. Roselyn Dapiton


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Roselyn Dapiton is a journalism student from the Polytechnic University of the Philippines and an intern for PressOnePH. This piece was written by Dapiton under the supervision of PressOnePH’s editors.