DepEd releases 2015 list of holidays for all schools

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Monday, August 4, 2014

THE Department of Education (DepEd) announced Monday the schedule of regular holidays, special non-working holidays, and special holidays for all schools for the Year 2015, following the release of Presidential Proclamation 831.

Education Secretary Armin Luistro requires the immediate dissemination of information to guide all the DepEd offices and schools, both public and private, in planning their academic calendars.

"Information crucial to planning should be distributed with urgency; it steers decision-making functions and policies to their most efficient positions. It is a way to ensure that we are proactive in delivering the education agenda," he said.

Below is the list of holidays:

Regular Holidays

New Year’s Day - 1 January (Thursday) Maundy Thursday - 2 April Good Friday - 3 April
Araw ng Kagitingan - 9 April (Thursday)
Labor Day - 1 May (Friday)
Independence Day - 12 June (Friday)
National Heroes Day - 31 August (Last Monday of August)
Bonifacio Day - 30 November (Monday)
Christmas Day - 25 December (Friday)
Rizal Day - 30 December (Wednesday)

Special non-working days

Chinese New Year - 19 February (Thursday)
Black Saturday - 4 April
Ninoy Aquino Day - 21 August (Friday)
All Saints Day - 1 November (Sunday)
Special non-working days - 2 January (Friday), 24 December (Thursday), 31 December (Thursday)

Special holiday for all schools

EDSA Revolution Anniversary -- 25 February (Wednesday)

The proclamation on the observance of Eid’l Fitr and Eidul Adha will be issued by the National Commission on Muslim Filipinos (NCMF) at a later date. (PR)

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