Schools To Reopen In ‘Staggered Manner’ Next Month

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Srinagar: The government on Monday ordered reopening of all schools in Kashmir Valley in a staggered manner from next month.

The government said that the schools will only reopen on March-01 for the students’ of 9th to 12th standard and the students of elementary classes will reopen for physical academic activities from March-08.

“In continuation of government order, it is hereby ordered that all government educational institutions including recognized private schools shall physically open in a staggered manner for academic activities wherein schools of Kashmir division and winter zone of Jammu division for Class 9th to 12h will function from March-01-2021,” reads the order issued by the administrative secretary to the government, B K Singh.

It further reads that in case of elementary classes’ upto class 8th, teachers shall attend the schools from March-01-2021 for preparation and students shall physically attend classes’ w e f from March-08-2021.

“Notified Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) guidelines shall remain unaltered and shall be followed in letter and spirit,” the government said.

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