In a U-turn, Telangana govt permits online classes
Hyderabad: KCR’s Telangana government has taken U-turn permitting the students to attend online classes a week after it urged the parents to send the children to school.
Since the school reopened for physical classes, some institutions have been closed after the teachers and students tested positive for coronavirus.
The COVID-19 cases reported from schools in Bhadradri Kothagudem and Mulugu. The school in Mulugu was shut down on Tuesday when four teachers and six students were tested positive.
The parents were also not ready to send their children to schools fearing of contracting the virus and opting online classes.
Even as the education department also told the parents no penalty will be imposed in case a child does not attend school or offline classes.
ONLINE CLASSES: SoPs
Also, following the court’s order, the authorities also released standard operating procedures i.e, all the headmasters are instructed to focus on preparing the students especially the slow learners.
The teachers were also told to prepare for teaching in the classroom and the follow-up the students with their home work through online.
It is to mention here that after the reopening of schools in Tamil Nadu from September 1, over 10 teachers and 20 students have been tested positive for COVID-19. The most recent COVID cases in Tamil Nadu have been reported from a private school in Chennai, as per reports.
A boy from this school, along with his parents, tested positive for the virus after they recently returned from their travel to Bangalore. After his reports came, more than 120 students are being tested from the school to make sure that the virus didn’t spread further.