The Andhra Pradesh government has decided to reopen schools from July 13 with restrictions and Covid-19 protocols in place. The Andhra Pradesh government has decided to reopen schools with restrictions and Covid-19 protocols in place from July 13.
All the Headmasters and Teachers of Primary, Upper Primary and High Schools have to complete the of the UDISE+ data and updating all the Registers on or before July 10.
While primary schools will be conducted once in a week, upper primary and higher school classes will be held twice in a week in the state from July 13.
Till normalcy is restored, students will be studying the bridge courses that have been introduced.
Earlier decision to reopen schools on August 3
As per earlier reports from May, Andhra Pradesh schools were supposed to reopen on August 3, 2020.
On the same day, AP Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy was supposed to launch the YSR Vidhya Kanuka for students.
In this initiative, all the school-going students were to be provided with uniforms, books, belt, shoes, and socks.
HRD Minister's earlier statement on reopening schools after August 15
The news comes even when HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal had said in an interview in early June that schools will reopen after August 15.
Meanwhile, the CBSE and ICSE board exams have been cancelled with provisions for students to appear for re-exams later on when the situation is better.
Two days ago, the JEE and NEET exams were also postponed due to the rising number of Covid-19 cases.
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