iReport.CNN.com: New Philippine Tuition-free College Stands Out but Underappreciated by Media
Educational institutions that offer tuition-free college education for talented but deserving students may no longer be a novel idea because media ignores it. All over the globe, particularly in the Philippines there are so-called city-sponsored universities and schools that offer free education to high school graduates. One that is recently launched – a privately-funded college – stands out but remain under-appreciated.
Not like other city or state-sponsored colleges, the newly-opened La Verdad Christian College (La Verdad College), which offers a broadcast journalism course in Caloocan City is neither a recipient of government funding nor a by-product of a political promise just to have something to show-off when elected.
A brainchild of international preacher Bro. Eli Soriano with his nephew, UNTV host Daniel Razon, the humble launching of the first La Verdad College branch in Caloocan City, central part of Manila, was significant but attracted little media attention.
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