By DPWH 2nd LED
March 29, 2019
CARIGARA, Leyte – Eight new classrooms were recently completed in Burauen Comprehensive National High School, Burauen, Leyte, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Leyte Second district engineering office reported.
The district and the Department of Education (DepEd) allocated P17.59 million for the construction of this one unit eight-classroom two-storey school building.
According to Gerald A. Pacanan, DPWH Leyte district engineer, school building projects are one of the top priorities of the department as it aims to catch-up the demand of more learning facilities with the implementation of K-12 program.
“This is part of the government efforts to improve the quality of education in the country by providing conducive learning environment for students,” Pacanan said.
He highlighted the increasing number of population in schools particularly in the secondary level, prompting the government to allocate more funds for school facilities.
Overall, the district is tasked to implement a total of 25 school building projects amounting to P368 million funded under the DepEd Basic Educational Facilities Fund for 2018.