News From the Boondocks

Ifugao tops the 2006 National Assessment Test for the elementary level according to the Philippine Information Agency. The same report states that Baguio ranks first in the secondary level.

Meanwhile, the Mt. Province General Comprehensive High School, introduces Igorot culture to the world via an international schools Cyberfair. Check out their informative website, which seeks to: “Show the unification and collaboration between old world tradition and modern technology.” Kind of like this blog eh?

And in Benguet, more farmers are shifting to cut-flower production because of continuing vegetable importation. Paging the economist President, didn’t you say that globalization will lead us to the Promise Land?

Photos courtesy of: Benguet State University, hiromiyazawa, and MPGCHS.

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