Karnataka School Reopening News: Karnataka School Reopening News: After initially giving a go-ahead for partial reopening of schools in Karnataka, the state government has rolled back it decision and said that students are not allowed to visit schools and pre-university colleges from 21s Sept 2020 i.e. Monday. New notification states that no regular classes would be conducted in the state and therefore, students of classes 9 to 12 have been barred from visiting schools. In the new order issued by the state government, the Education Department has passed new guidelines which say “as the pandemic continues to rage the state, the state government felt it was not safe to call students to colleges or schools to meet teachers.” State Education Minister held a review meeting with officials from the education department, in which it was decided to roll-back the decision to allow students into schools starting from Monday.
Earlier, the State Education Minister S Suresh Kumar had infrormed media persons that "From September 21, teachers of Class 9, Class 10, Class 11 and Class 12, will be present in the school to clear the doubts of the students related to their studies. It will not be like regular classes.”
Regular Classes in Schools only after Centre’s nod
He also added that the state government is awaiting nod from the Central Govt for going ahead with holding regular classes in schools. He was speaking at inauguration function of Central Library in Mysuru and informed that “Under any circumstances, regular classes will not start. We are waiting for the green signal from the Centre to resume regular classes."
Reopening of Schools in India
Schools and Educational Institutions across the country have been closed for nearly 6 months now, owing to the Lockdown guidelines and COVID-19 pandemic. In the Unlock 4.0 Guidelines shared by the Home Ministry, the central government has allowed partial reopening of schools for Class 9 and above students for doubt solving sessions. However, considering the rising number of cases across the country, majority of the states are unlikely to go ahead with reopening of schools and are likely to continue with online and virtual classes for the same.