In a statement, DepEd Secretary Leonor Briones assured the public that the agency would follow health safety protocols in the conduct of classes. READ:
BREAKING: DepEd Secretary Leonor Briones declares August 24, 2020 as opening date of school year 2020-2021. This does not necessarily mean that students have to physically report, she says in the Laging Handa briefing. | via @lovechicph
JUST IN: DepEd Secretary Leonor Briones tests positive for COVID-19, the DepEd announced.
DepEd Secretary Leonor Briones is the second Cabinet official to catch novel coronavirus. #COVID19
Education Secretary Leonor Briones said DepEd wants formal education to be done inside the schools so that students have time to bond with their families at home. | @KAguilarINQ
WATCH: While they could have used laboratory rooms as faculty offices, DepEd Secretary Leonor Briones said teachers used old restrooms because it is more “dramatic” and “touching.”