Classrooms to close to give room to voting stations

Classes at most public and some private schools are ordered closed on Friday, 17 May 2024 and on Monday, 20 May 2024 to give room for setting up the voting stations and restoring the classrooms. The public schools are regularly used as voting stations nationwide. The order from the Ministry of Education is for classes to continue online and students to be assigned homework to prepare for when classes reopen on Tuesday.

The presidential and congressional elections are scheduled to take place on Sunday, 19 May 2024. There are around 4,418 voting stations nationwide, most in public schools.

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Ministry of Education

15 May 2024