Decision To Reopen Schools In Next Week: State Education Minister

6 days ago
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Source: Hindustan Times

Amidst the surge in cases of covid-19 in the nation, Karnataka’s Education Minister S Suresh Kumar informed that the decision to reopen schools, which are shut since the rise of the pandemic, shall be taken after July 5.

He further stated that the parents have requested to reopen the schools in late August or September, only if the disease subsides. “No online classes will be conducted for LKG and UKG students. Schools should interact with students on phone twice a week,”, he told sources.

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The minister said the Karnataka has formed an expert committee based on the guidelines laid down by the Centre for Class 1 to Class 10.

“Once the committee submits its recommendations, we will decide the next course of action,” he said.

The Minister earlier said that if the schools are in a situation to be reopened, it will be done in a phased manner. First the high school, then middle school and then the primary school.