President Rodrigo Roa Duterte has signed Republic Act No. 11480 which allows moving the date of school opening amid a state of emergency or calamity. The said law which was signed last July 17, 2020 amends Republic Act No. 7797, which states that the opening of classes should be between the first Monday of June and the last day of August.

Read full text of RA 11480 below.

Here’s the official statement from the Department of Education.

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