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Teacher Disciplines Student by Sending Him Outside Classroom, Netizens Angry at Tulfo’s Action

A teacher sent a student outside her classroom to sit on a chair at the corridor, to discipline the child, but she would end up losing her job after the parents and grandmother went to Raffy Tulfo for help. However, instead of getting angry at the teacher, netizens are actually taking her side and are slamming Tulfo for his action in this case!

Photo credit: Raffy Tulfo in Action / YouTube

Salve Bañez, a 47-year-old housewife from Malate, Manila, went to Tulfo for help in filing a complaint in court against teacher for making her grandson get out of the classroom. The grandma claims that the teacher shamed the student because he failed to bring his report card back.

Photo credit: Raffy Tulfo in Action / YouTube

According to the grandma, the teacher always praises her grandson for being a smart kid but the family fears that he would hate school now because the teacher did that to him. They think that the child was traumatized by the experience because he was shamed by his teacher.

Photo credit: Raffy Tulfo in Action / YouTube
Photo credit: Raffy Tulfo in Action / YouTube

They also brought along CCTV footage of the incident, showing that the teacher stormed out of her classroom and put a chair the corridor where she let the boy sit. According to Nanay Salve, the teacher denied it first but eventually admitted to doing this to the kid when they showed her the CCTV footage.

Photo credit: Raffy Tulfo in Action / YouTube

The boy’s mother, Rosemil Edroso, a 26-year-old customer service representative of an online casino in Malate, Manila, does not want to file a case against the teacher. However, she wants the teacher to lose her license and that the teacher should stop working.

Photo credit: Raffy Tulfo in Action / YouTube

When asked why she did it, the 55-year-old teacher Melita Limjuco defended her actions as a way of imposing discipline on the students.

The incident happened last November 13.

Photo credit: Raffy Tulfo in Action / YouTube

Tulfo sided with the parents, angering a lot of netizens who believe that teachers should be allowed to do their jobs in teaching and disciplining students. Many said that they fear the students no longer respect teachers because they know their parents side with them and might bring the matter to Tulfo, even if it is their fault!

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Daughter Defends Mom

Dismayed over what happened to her mom and Tulfo’s action, the teacher’s daughter Kyla Limjuco defended her mother on social media.

“UMPISA palang, wala pong itinangging pangyayari. INAMIN ang kamalian kahit wala pang bakas ng CCTV. HUMARAP at NAKIPAG-USAP, HUMINGI NG PASENSYA AT PATAWAD tungkol sa nangyari.

PERO ANG SINUKLI ay isa pang KAHIHIYAN at DINAGDAGAN PA NG MGA KUNG ANO-ANO AT WALANG KWENTANG KUWENTO PARA LANG MAPASAMA ANG IMAHE NG ISANG TAO?

Photo credit: Kyla Limjuco / Facebook

Maging ang iniIDOLo PO NG NAKARARAMI NA SI RAFFY TULFO. Hindi karapat-dapat ang titulong yan’ para sakaniya. Marahil marami sainyo ang kaniyang natulungan pero sa pagkakataong ito, kahit kami ay hindi makapaniwala sa naging hatol niya sa aking ina na ang basehang pinaniniwalaan lamang ay ang kabilang kampo.

Ayan, trending na. 😊 SANA’Y NAKATULOG PO KAYO NG MAHIMBING AT NAPASAYA KAYO ng pangyayari. Masakit bilang isang anak, ang WALA KANG MAGAWANG AGARANG AKSYON PARA IPAGTANGGOL AT WAG’ MASAKTAN ANG SARILI MONG INA. SAMANTALANG SILA, TODO ANG SUPORTA PARA LANG MAGKARON NG MAGANDANG KINABUKASAN AT MAPROTEKTAHAN ANG ANAK SA LAHAT NG ORAS.

Ngunit MAS NANINIWALA PO AKONG HINDI NATUTULOG ANG DIYOS. HINDI PO KAYO ANG HUHUSGA SA PAGKATAONG MAYROON SI GNG. MELITA LIMJUCO. AT LALONG HINDI IKAW MR. RAFFY TULFO ANG MAGDEDESISYON AT HUHUKOM KUNG ANO ANG KARAPAT-DAPAT PARA SA AKING INA.

Photo credit: Kyla Limjuco / Facebook

Ganun pa man’, sa kabila ng LAHAT ay TAOS PUSO PO AKONG NAGPAPASALAMAT, KASAMA NG AKING BUONG PAMILYA sa LAHAT ng NAGPA-ABOT NG SUPORTA AT PANININDIGAN PARA SA AKING INA personal man o sa likod ng social media na ito. Mas lalo po naming nabigyang halaga ang propesyong dahilan kung bakit patuloy kaming nabubuhay ng marangal; isa sa mga rason kung bakit kaming mga anak niya’y nakapagtapos ng pag-aaral at kung bakit hindi namin kailanman natutunang’ gayahin ang ganitong sitwasyong puno ng PANGHUHUSGA at MAG-IMBENTO NG MGA KUWENTONG WALANG KATOTOHAN sa buhay ng ibang tao.

Hangad ko po ang katahimikan ng inyong mga mga puso’t isip ukol sa isyung ito.”

Photo credit: Kyla Limjuco / Facebook

What is the Teacher Protection Act?

ACT Teachers Party-List Representative Antonio L. Tinio filed a bill called the Teacher Protection Act which aims to protect teachers as they impose reasonable discipline in their classrooms. The bill is fully entitled, “An Act Institutionalizing Measures Governing Student Discipline And Mechanisms For Classroom Management, Establishing Support For Public School Teachers And School Personnel And Providing For Their Protection In Cases Related Thereto.”

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Student Stopped from Getting Diploma Mid-Ceremony, Allegedly over Graduation Fees

The family of a student felt humiliated in the middle of the graduation ceremony when the nursing graduate was stopped from getting his diploma mid-ceremony, allegedly over something so trivial as unprocessed graduation fees which they had only managed to pay the day before.

Student Stopped from Getting Diploma in the Middle of Graduation

Graduation day is one of the best moments in a student’s life, and a proud moment for their respective families, particularly for college students.

But imagine not being allowed to march on stage to get your diploma because the school wasn’t able to process your graduation fees on time – and being stopped from going up the stage in the middle of the graduation ceremony! That’s certainly a big heartache and humiliation for the graduate and their family.

That’s what allegedly happened to John Marcelino Rosaldo, a nursing graduate of Lorma Colleges La Union.

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According to John’s sister Celene Rosaldo, her brother was already lining up among the other graduates to receive his diploma on stage, but he was asked to pull out of the line to the stage.

She took to social media to share her frustrations.

Yung graduate ka pero di ka pinaakyat ng stage para kunin diploma mo kasi di naconfirm payment mo sa grad fee,” the alleged in a TikTok video, according to PEP.

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It was certainly a humiliating, heartbreaking moment for the family.

My brother just graduated but my mom cried coz the school did not allow him to get his diploma up the stage,” she explained.

He has already paid his grad fee the day before his grad but the school didn’t confirm his payment. That’s the f*cked up part.

She later told Manila Bulletin that the most heartbreaking part for the family is when their mother saw what happened to her son.

diploma mid-ceremony
Photo credit: PEP

Ang pinaka-masakit po dun ay yung hitsura ng nanay ko po na kitang-kita niya na yung anak niya na pinull out sa line papuntang stage upang i-receive sana yung diploma,” Celene said.

Celene further explained that her brother paid the graduation fee the day before the ceremony but it seemed that the last-minute payment wasn’t properly processed nor the graduation list updated.

Can a School Stop Student from Graduating Due to Unpaid Fees?

Most schools have specific policies relating to payments and can stop students from graduating if they have unpaid fees.

However, John already paid the school for the graduation fees the day before the event.

Netizens also commented that the school should have been more compassionate and allow the graduate to march on stage, especially since he’s already there, anyway. They could always just hold his transcript until he pays up, if he hasn’t done it yet.

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Wife In Viral Appreciation Post Defends Husband: “I married a great guy”

The wife mentioned in a recent viral appreciation post defended her husband from the judgment he received online.

On Facebook, Mhei Legaspi Nodado aired her sentiments and defended her husband Mark Vincent Yap Nodado. It can be recalled that Mark posted an appreciation post for his wife, who felt like she didn’t accomplish anything 10 years after graduating. The post went on to share how Mark felt grateful for all the support and even the little things Mhei did for him and his family.

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Photo credit: Mark Vincent Yap Nodado

Amid the mixed reactions that the post received, Mhei spoke up and lamented how easy it is for other people to throw judgment at her husband.

She wrote, “The problem with some people is that they are too quick to judge. Never will I ever exchange my life now to anything. I married a great guy. Yes, he is not perfect, but he is a great one. He is responsible, appreciative, loving, soft-hearted, generous and the best there is.”

“Some say stuff castigating him. Saying as if they had known him from the start. But may I ask you, have you ever been married? Have you had children of your own? Or even, do you know him, me, us?
No one deserves harsh words based on a single post which actually meant to appreciate your wife,” she added.

Mhei explained that it was her choice to choose a profession where she gets to take care of her family most of the day. She also feels grateful that her husband didn’t force her to work full time.

She also explained that her complaining about feeling that she didn’t accomplish after 10 years was just brought by hormones and not her husband’s fault.

Mhei shared some of her accomplishments, including being a businesswoman and a financial advisor. However, she said that her biggest accomplishment was being a good mother and a wife.

In the end, she reminded all the mothers that they’re all doing a great job. She also appealed to spread positivity instead of harsh comments.

“To all the moms out there, whether full-time moms, working moms, kudos to you! We are doing a great job and let us all uplift everyone. Let’s share positivity,” Mhei wrote.

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Has Mosang of ‘LenLen’ Series Switched To Being A Kakampink? Direk Darryl Yap Denies & Clarifies

VinCentiments Director Darryl Yap clarified the alleged “switching” of political sides of his actress Rowena Quejada, or “Mosang” in his controversial series, LenLen.

Image by Darryl Yap via Facebook

Recently, social media was abuzz over reports that Rowena or “Mosang” is one proud “kakampink”. This created a controversy as Mosang is part of the series, “Lenlen: The Untold Story.” The series has sparked interest as it focused on a political figure dubbed “Lenlen” with a campaign that focused on “Parang Angat.” Many supporters of Vice President Leni Robredo has slammed the series as they said it was obviously an attack against their candidate.

With Mosang declaring that she’s a supporter of Robredo, many reports surfaced that Mosang had “switched” her support.

However, Direk Darryl clarified that there was no “SwitchToLeni” at all. He said that he had always known that Rowena was a Robredo supporter, but she agreed to take part in the series.

He wrote on his official Facebook page their conversation. He recalled, “‘Mommy? Ok lang ba? Kunin kita sa Lenlen? kasi kailangan ang Role, may alam kay Lenlen, gawin ka sana source si Mosang; eh di ba? MakaLeni ka? Baka pwede ka? Kaya mo ba?'”

‘“…oo naman anak, kayang-kaya, work,'”was the reply of Mosang.

According to Direk Darryl, this shouldn’t be an issue at all. He explained, “VinCentiments’ MOSANG, Our Mommy Rowena Wengkie Quejada has always been a KAKAMPINK. Wala pong #SwitchToLeni, kasi Leni po talaga siya noon pa man. at hindi lang po siya sa grupo ang hindi #BBM, may mangilan-ngilan pong gusto rin sa talo. (charot!)”

He said that despite their differences in political beliefs, they remain professional with each other. Direk Darryl also shared that Rowena even experienced the generosity of Senator Imee Marcos, despite being a Robredo supporter.

“Hindi po totoong nagbago ng isip ang Mommy Weng namin; Talagang pong simula’t sapul siya ay makaLENI. Gayunpaman, walang lamat o bitak sa aming samahan; at siya mismo, naranasan nya nang personal ang kabaitan ni Senator Imee R. Marcos,” he said.

The VinCentiments director said the Robredo supporters are reacting maybe because they couldn’t believe that it’s possible to remain friends and professionals despite having different political views.

He added, “Ngayon, Bakit po gulat na gulat ang mga kapwa nya Kakampink? Kasi po hindi nila alam na pwede pala iyon; ang magpatuloy ang pagkakaibigan at trabaho kahit magkaiba kayo ng paninindigang Politikal, basta manatili ang respeto at pagtanaw ng utang na loob.”

In the end, Direk Darryl continued to defend Rowena and said their political beliefs don’t define their friendship and love for each other.

“Siya po ay 12 years ko nang kaibigan at nanay-nanayan. hindi po si Leni o BBM ang susukat sa aming pagmamahal para sa isa’t-isa,” he added.

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