Schools in Andhra Pradesh have reopened today. The academic year 2020-21 has been extended to 30 April. Corporate and private schools are yet to open
Hyderabad: Schools have reopened in Andhra Pradesh today, for which all precautionary steps have been taken and safety measures are strictly followed.
The academic year 2020-21 has been extended to 30 April. The schools will open in a phased manner. Given the Covid-19 situation, several changes have been made from the daily schedule to the mid-day meal to follow the safety protocol. Ninth and tenth grade classes are starting today. In the morning, principals raised awareness of Corona.
Corporate and private schools are not open yet. The state government has decided to open schools in view of the decline in coronavirus cases in the state. Schools will be opened in the state in a phased manner.
In March, all educational institutions in the state were closed due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Students will attend classes every alternate day until noon. Each class will accommodate only 16 students. For this, the social distance protocol will be followed.
Wearing masks, washing hands, and maintaining physical distance is mandatory, which is followed by every child. Classes start at 9:15 AM and run until 1:45 PM. For students who are not coming to school, online classes are being conducted for them in the afternoon.
Hostel facility to be available in residential schools by 23 November
The academic year 2020-21 has been extended to 30 April with a total of 180 days of work. Alternative arrangements have been made for students who prefer to stay at home and study online. Special mobile apps are launched with YouTube channel and Doordarshan depending on the availability of technology students.
As far as boarding schools are concerned, the hostel facility will be available by 23 November and preference is being given to those students who do not have an alternative place to live.