With the help of JASM
, we are proving food to dogs.
For us teachers and our principal, Diana Gutierrez (herself a JASMS alum), what's been most worrisome about this relocation is the likelihood that many of our kids will leave.
The group also claimed that "the STI style of education was not compatible with the PWU and JASMS educational principles and mission" and that the "not-for-profit character and nature of the University and JASMS would be in conflict with STI.
But for the majority of the Benitez family who voted for the deal, this is a bitter pill to swallow to save the school and allow PWU and JASMS to move forward.
The JASMS Parents Association, on the other hand, said the students and their families were not consulted nor informed of any alternative plans before the deal was consummated.
JASMS will remain on the Quezon City campus until the end of school year 2017 after which it will be moved to a new location.
Under the terms of the agreement, JASMS will remain on the Quezon City campus along EDSA until the end of school year 2017 after which it will be moved to a new location.
and the large malls already operating opposite the campus, I suggest that the best use of the property would be one based on serious stakeholder consultations," Gillian Joyce Virata, officer in charge for administration at JASMS Quezon City, said in a letter sent to ALI chair Fernando Zobel de Ayala.
This is why as a member of the PWU and JASMS community, I find it disappointing that Tanco has dragged the issue down to the level of "contractual commitments" and bottom-line management.
STI executives diligently attended meetings during the three-year period that the PWU and JASMS campuses were being renovated.
We call on STI Holdings and Eusebio Tanco to seriously consider their legal actions and take into account the welfare of the employees and the students of PWU and JASMS (Jose Abad Santos Memorial School)," PWU media director Lydia BenitezBrown said in a statement.
The JASMS property that STI now seeks to foreclose is located behind another onehectare property that used to be part of the campus but which Tanco now owns.