Schools have begun contacting parents to ask them not to send their children to school if they have a fever or any of such symptoms, even on days when they are due to take tests because the assessments will be rescheduled for the ailing students.
Just as physical education classes have returned, COVID cases are once again on the rise. Today, many private schools either administer periodic examinations or class tests. Parents and kids are hesitant to skip tests because they are concerned about how it would affect their report cards at the year's conclusion.
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However, majority of the school administrations are issuing warnings to parents, assuring them that alternate arrangements will be made, but that contagious students should not be sent to school. To reassure parents that their kids won’t suffer from COVID or other seasonal illnesses, several schools have issued notices. Students have been even been vocally advised to be cautious of their health and to ask their parents not to send them to school if they develop a fever.
Source: Times of India