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Rep. Bai Dimple Mastura Celebrates Upcoming Law Doubling Teachers’ Allowance

Maguindanao del Norte with Cotabato City Representative Bai Dimple Mastura attended the ceremonial signing of the Kabalikat sa Pagtuturo Act at Malacañang Palace today. This act, co-authored by the Politiko, aims to increase the annual teaching allowance for teachers from the current P5,000 to P10,000 starting school year 2025-2026.

Data shows that teachers received only P100 in 1988, increasing incrementally over the years to P5,000 from 2021 to the present. The Politiko emphasized the importance of supporting teachers, stating, “We value the hard work and dedication of our beloved teachers, and we pushed for this law in Congress to help meet their needs. I love our teachers dearly and am doing everything I can to promote proposals that will benefit them.”, she quipped.

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