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Karnataka schools may reopen for Classes 1 to 7 from June if lockdown not extended

Karnataka schools may reopen for Classes 1 to 7 from June if lockdown not extended

The Karnataka authorities has determined to reopen major and center colleges from June 1, after the summer time trip ends, if the Union authorities doesn't prolong the lockdown.

Commissioner of the Division of Public Instruction, KG Jagadeesha, stated that the colleges will reopen as common if the lockdown interval ends on Might 17.

“If the lockdown is prolonged, then clearly colleges received’t open. To this point, we've determined that colleges will begin as common because the summer time trip ends on Might 31,” he stated.
Sources within the Major and Secondary Schooling Division stated that the division’s officers have been consulting with the Well being Division to formulate pointers for colleges as soon as they reopen. One major concern, officers say, is sustaining social distancing.

“The Well being Division has instructed that lessons for college students between requirements 1 and four will be held within the mornings and the remainder of them can have lessons within the afternoon. To keep up social distancing, extra school rooms are required,” the official stated.
The SSLC exams, which have been to be held from March 27 this yr, have been postponed till additional discover because of the lockdown. Major and Secondary Schooling Division officers are mulling over holding the exams within the first week of July.

We have now determined to start out highschool lessons after the SSLC Examination. To this point, we've determined to start out lessons just for these college students from Class 1 to 7 beginning June 1. After the SSLC Exams are over, the highschool lessons can start once more because the exams will should be held within the excessive colleges and holding lessons on the identical time shouldn't be attainable,” KG Jagadeesha stated.

We have now to formulate all the rules first in session with the Well being Division after which talk this with the colleges. Some colleges could not have a giant constructing. So we've to see whether or not lessons will be held in a staggered method. We're but to resolve on the logistics,” a division official stated.