News Release

PBBM signs into law creating senior high, elementary schools in Bacoor Cavite

President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. has signed into law Republic Act Nos. 12007 and 12008, establishing a senior high and elementary schools respectively in Bacoor City, Cavite.

The President approved the two new laws on June 13, 2024.

Republic Act No. 12007 establishes the “Progressive Senior High School” in Progressive Village 3, Brgy. Bayanan while RA No. 12008 creates the “Progressive Elementary School” in Brgy. Molino 2.

Both schools are located in Bacoor City.

The schools will be under the supervision of the Department of Education (DepEd).

Vice President and DepEd Secretary Sara Duterte is ordered to immediately include in the department’s program the operationalization of the senior high and elementary schools.

Duterte is also ordered to formulate the implementing rules and regulations (IRR) of the two newly signed laws within 90 days from its approval.

The IRR shall provide the school’s organization, administration, operations and management, in accordance with the Governance of Basic Education Act of 2001, the Enhanced Basic Education Act of 2013, and other basic education-related laws.

The laws will take effect 15 days after its publication in the Official Gazette, or in a newspaper of general circulation. | PND