Teachers, parents and pupils remain in limbo over whether schools will stay open as discussions continue in government after teachers’ unions proposed that schools be closed amid the surge of Covid-19 infections.

The trade-off between keeping schools open to salvage the academic year, versus closing them as coronavirus infections rise daily, has been extensively considered in the past months. Schools were closed for more than two months after the government imposed a nationwide lockdown...

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