DepEd Secretary to answer COA's accusation on "obsolete" K to 12 textbooks

Department of Education (DepEd) Secretary Br. Armin Luistro is willing to answer Commission on Audit (COA)'s accusation about the "obsolete" and "useless" textbooks procured by the department for K to 12 program.
DepEd Secretary Br. Armin Luistro answers COA's accusation on obsolete textbooks

According to COA report, DepEd has spent P608.7 million for the obsolete and useless textbooks for K to 12.

"The 16,296,231 textbooks...have become obsolete", COA reported.

"The procurement done by DepEd can be considered as unnecessary expenses", COA stressed.

Luistro, however, admitted and stand by his decision about the procurement of the said textbooks.

According to DepEd Secretary, those books can still be used as reference books for the expanded K to 12 curriculum.

For more details about the stand of DepEd Secretary regarding the allegations of unnecessary expenses on K to 12 textbooks, watch this video...

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