DepEd's Investigation

The Department of Education (DepEd) on Tuesday, July 11, disclosed the assistance of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) to look into the reports of emotional, verbal, and sexual abuse allegations in the Philippine High School for Arts (PHSA) in Los Baños, Laguna.
DepEd in an official statement,
“The agency does not tolerate abuses in any form. Under the strong leadership of Secretary Sara Duterte, DepEd will continuously promote a healthy and safe environment for our learners and teachers,”
The agency has begun its own investigation by seeking the assistance of its Child Protection Unit (CPU) and Child Rights in Education Desk (CREDe) to look into the reports in relation with DepEd’s Child Protection Policy.
Meanwhile, DepEd urged the public to submit complaints concerning such abuses in PHSA to the school’s Committee on Decorum and Investigation for proper and further actions.