Source: Indian Express
As per the directives issued by the government, schools in many states are set to open up from January. Schools can solely be reopened for children who will sit for board exams(class 9-12). In states like Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Madhya Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Sikkim, and some districts of Maharashtra the reopening process has already started. All schools are to follow the protocols.
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Here is the list of states that are set to open schools from January:-
- Karnataka: For class 10 and class 12 the schools are opening from 1st January.
- Bihar: For class 9-12 the schools are to be reopened from 4th January, with 50% attendance.
- Assam: Classes from 6 onwards have started from November 2nd. Junior classes to start from 1st January.
- Tripura: For classes 5-8, classes are going to be resumed on January 4th and classes 9-12 have already begun from December 28.
- Pune: For classes 9-12 the schools are going to be reopened on January four as per the Pune municipal corporation.
- Mumbai: Due to the second wave of COVID-19, the city schools and colleges are going to be closed until January fifteen.