ACT Teachers Party-list Rep. France Castro acknowledged that Philippine history was still integrated in the K to 12 curriculum, contrary to a claim by Vice President-elect Sara Duterte’s spokesperson Christina Garcia Frasco that Castro “sowed misinformation” by saying otherwise.
What Castro challenged Duterte, who will be the next education secretary, was to restore a dedicated Philippine history subject in high school as the current curriculum disperses Philippine history across different subjects.
Frasco falsely claimed in a statement posted on Facebook also on May 21 that Castro misled by saying Philippine history was no longer taught in the K to 12 curriculum.
Frasco added that Castro had a “personal and political agenda.”
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