thenews.com.pk 18 Sep, 2020 13:15 am

Sindh schools reopening delayed for a week amid coronavirus resurgence

Sindh schools reopening delayed for a week amid coronavirus resurgence
Sixth-, seventh-, and eighth-graders will not be going back to school on September 21

Pakistan Fri, Sep 18, 2020 Sindh Education Minister Saeed Ghani said schools need "to mend their ways when we see them not fulfilling their responsibility".Geo News/via The News KARACHI: Sindh's schools will not reopen on September 21 as was scheduled earlier, the provincial education minister, Saeed Ghani, said Friday, adding that the resumption has now been delayed by at least a week.The education minister said children's health could not be gambled away for the sake of saving losses incurred by schools and a loss of learning for kids that has accumulated since the outbreak.A fear of coronavirus spreading across schools has forced sixth-, seventh-, and eighth-graders to stay back home as educational institutes have failed to enforce safety protocols, Ghani said.

] We simply seek for them to mend their ways when we see them not fulfilling their responsibility," he said.The minister said the decision would be reviewed before September 28.

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