Telangana School Reopening News: According to media reports, the Schools in Telangana will be reopening in the state from today onwards. The announcement for the reopening of the schools the students from class 6 to 8 was made by State Education Minister P Sabitha Indra Reddy at a press meet. The minister also confirmed that the decision to reopen schools and conduct the regular classes was taken after consulting with Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao. The minister also added all schools will be required to ensure that they follow the COVID-19 guidelines as part of the reopening process keeping in mind the ongoing COVID019 condition.
Decision Announced by Education Minister
As reported earlier, the decision to allow reopening schools for Class 6 to 8 students in Telangana was announced by Education Minister P Sabitha Indra Reddy. While speaking to media persons, Ms Reddy said that “Physical classes for class 6 to class 8 can be reopened from February 24 to March 1.” The decision to reopen schools was taken after instructions were given from the Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao. Earlier in the month, Telangana State Government had given its permission to reopen schools for students of classes 9 and above from 1st February 2021.
Parents’ Consent Must to Attend Schools
While schools for upper-primary students have been allowed to reopen, consent of parents’ has been still kept as a mandatory condition for any student who wants to attend regular classes. This is being done to ensure that parents are aware of the school’s directions with regards to holding of regular classes and prepare students both mentally and physically to school in accordance with the guidelines. Moreover, at the schools, students would have to strictly adhere to all COVID-19 guidelines and SOPs including compulsory wearing of face masks and following of social distancing norms.