Parents wary of sending children to schools

Parents wary of sending children to schools

BHOPAL [Maha Media]: After Government announced to reopen school for classes XI and XII students with 50 per cent capacity from July 25 and 26, a mixed reaction evoked from parents. 

While some parents said that they do not want to send their ward amid the scare of third wave of pandemic, many parents said that they want to ensure safety provisions by visiting the school. School Education Department said that schools are closed for past one and half year. 

This has worse impact on mental and physical development of children. Officials said it has become important to open the school at least for higher classes. 

However, schools have been asked to be strict towards COVID protocols and follow all guidelines for safety purpose. Government has said that if situation goes well, then classes for small children would reopen after August 15. 

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that from July 26, classes of 11th and 12th standard of the State board will be started with 50 per cent capacity. There is a possibility of a third wave of corona, but at present the situation in the State is under control. State Government is constantly vigilant about the situation of corona infection. The decision is being taken to open educational institutions while staying alert. He was speaking at the dedication programme of the building of Vidya Bharti Madhya Kshetra Bhopal’s educational, search and training institute ‘Akshara’.

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