Source: NDTV Education
Because of rising Covid-19 cases in the state, the West Bengal government on Monday said summer vacation in schools will begin as early as Tuesday.
The summer break usually starts from the first week of May. Classes for the 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th standard had resumed from mid-February (in state-aided and state-run schools).
He said, but, given the current situation, we are forced to pre-pone the summer vacation. The education department will issue necessary notifications today"
Chatterjee said they would also be wishing the private schools to follow the same. The decision comes when reports of many school teachers had been tested positive in the past two months.
The headmaster of a state-run school in Jadavpur, however, told PTI that online classes will continue for students of Class 10 and 12 during the vacation "or the early phase of the vacation".