Educational field trips not mandatory — Briones

Department of Education (DepEd) Secretary Leonor M. Briones on Thursday reiterated that educational field trips are not mandatory. In a press conference held at SEAMEO INNOTECH in Quezon City (March 9, 2017), Briones maintained that "no field trips should be undertaken without the written consent of the parents or guardians of the student. Also in photo is DepEd Undersecretary Tonisito M. C. Umali (right). (PNA photo by Marvie A. Lloren)