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Last updated: March 05, 2021

March 5, 2021

In September 2019, Geraldine España began her new assignment as the school head of Lamba Elementary School. The school is located on the outskirts of Legazpi City, the capital of southern Luzon’s Bicol region. España was nervous. In her 18 years of working at the Department of Education (DepEd), España thought that city schools faced many challenges, especially in gathering community support for education initiatives.