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UK government under pressure to close primary schools as unions revolt By Reuters

UK government under pressure to close primary schools as unions revolt By Reuters
UK government under pressure to close primary schools as unions revolt

Students at Holne Chase School interact with a class member via the internet p LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's government is under growing pressure to abandon plans to reopen most primary schools in England, with one teachers' union demanding evidence it is safe to open and another telling members they do not have to work in an unsafe environment.Earlier this week, the government announced that most primary schools will open as planned on Jan.The National Education Union called on the government to move learning online in all primary schools in England for the first few weeks of the month.Earlier this week, in a hastily arranged statement to parliament on bringing children back to school this term, the education minister Gavin Williamson said that the majority of primary schools in England would open as planned on Monday.

A few days later, he announced that all London primary schools will remain shut during the first weeks of January.would like to remind you that the data contained in this website is not necessarily real-time nor accurate.

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