“And yun nga ang sinasabi ko na yung family naman namin, wala naman kaming inaagrabyadong ibang tao and never naman kaming nakipag-away. Basta, assertive lang kami. Hindi yun pakikipag-away kung ipinakikipaglaban mo yung karapatan mo, di ba? Kasi siyempre, doon ka lang sa tama,” says Pia Magalona when asked how she's taking her son's alleged involvement as one of the attackers of Andi Eigenmann's ex-boyfriend, Albie Casiño.

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“Si Elmo naman, he finished high school two years or a year ago. Then, he’s going to college. 

“Hindi lang muna ngayon because he’s finishing Just One Summer.  He’s probably gonna go [back to school] in October, the following sem.

“Si Max [Maxene Magalona], di ba? She went to school but she would take the minimum [units] allowed. It’s like three subjects. 

“So, she finished college in six years. 

"And Frankie finished college in five years. It’s because he changed courses, changed majors.

“Si Saab, she finished [college] regular, four years. 

"Of course, si Una, you know naman Una, she has three children, she’s married.

“Si Arkin naman, inabot siya nitong program ng DepEd [Department of Education],” patungkol niya sa karagdagang taon sa elementarya at high school. 

“So, inabot siya nun, kaya nagtapos siya ng Grade 6. 

"And then, in coming Grade 7 [siya] which is junior high and then magiging middle school and then magiging high school.

“So, it’s that K12 program," patungkol niya sa Kinder to Grade 12 na bagong educational program sa bansa.

"So, he went to the mandatory summer school to Bridge… the Bridge program which transfers you from Grade 6 to Grade 7.

“So, pasukan it’s called Grade 7, pero it’s actually junior high school. 

“Pero normally like sina Saab and Max, they finished Grade 6,” esplika niya sa sistema ng pag-aaral ng kanyang mga anak.