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(From Philippine Daily Inquirer)
Byline: Rowena V. Guanzon
I HAVE heard horror stories of Department of Education superintendents requiring an applicant for a teaching job to dance on the table in her underwear, or a public school principal kissing a Grade 6 pupil, or one who gets a percentage from the salaries of newly hired teachers.
But no one was caught as red-handed as the recently dismissed schools division superintendent Eutiquio Quiton, Ph.D. The Deputy Ombudsman for the Visayas dismissed Quiton for grave misconduct.
It is rare for teachers to go against their superintendent, but between him and the courageous principals and Edith …