MP's primary students to continue online classes
BHOPAL [Maha Media]: Amid COVID-19 pandemic, School Education Department has denied to resume offline studies of primary classes by April. The department has called meeting with officials to take decision for reopening of class six to eight students in alternate shift.
The department is making weekly assessment of corona cases in state to take certain decision for schools. However, decision for middle class will be taken after assessing the situation of corona cases but primary section will remained closed by April. Association of unaided CBSE School has also demanded Government to reopen middle schools.
The association president Anil Dhupar said, all offices and business have been reopened in full strength but schools are yet to be resuming. He said Government has allowed for high school and higher secondary classes which is giving tough time to the primary and middle class students.
The association said all schools are facing academic loss as schools are yet to resume in full strength. They said classroom study will be giving good result to the students and they will get overall development. The association said at least class 6 to 8 should be reopened under safety protocols.
They said schools are ready to follow safety protocols. Social distancing, mask, hand wash, etc precautions will be taken by school management in each class. In its demand, association said to allow physical presence of students in class from April 1, allow school buses with full capacity. It may be mentioned that Government allowed class 9 to 12 students to attend offline class from December 2020 onwards.
As these students have to appear for the board exam and they were facing extreme academic loss, schools were reopened for them under certain safety measures. But primary and middle class students are still attending online classes.