2016, August 19
Showing that the country’s correctional system may still work, the Laoag City Bureau of Jail Management and Penology celebrated the graduation of 17 detainees from the Alternative Learning System (ALS) Accreditation and Equivalency Program of the Dept. of Education. Jail Chief Insp. Herminigildo Rivera congratulated the graduates for SY 2015-2016 during the graduation exercises held at the city jail’s therapeutic center on August 19. Four detainees graduated for the elementary level, while 13 finished their secondary equivalent education.