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The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted the school calendar. Students have remained home since March 2020.
In line with the guidelines of the Presidential Task Force on Covid-19, the Lagos State Government is ready to return some students back to school.
Governor Babajide Sanwo made this known to journalists during a press briefing on Friday evening.
The governor explained that Senior Secondary Students in their final level (SSS3) and TEC3 will resume on 3rd of August, 2020, in order to prepare them for their mandatory public examination.
He added that the permission to reopen only applies to day schools while boarding schools still remain closed.
Sanwo Olu also said the resumption will be strictly monitored and follow the guidelines laid down by medical experts.
He concluded that Primary Six Pupils will not write common entrance this year, the already recorded Continuous Assessment (CA) will be used to pass over to the secondary school.
Junior Secondary Students in their final level (JSS3) will know when to resume soon.
Tertiary institutions are to continue with their online classes.
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