Covid-19: Classes for grades 6-9 suspended in Bengaluru | Bengaluru News – Times of India


BENGALURU: Classes for grades 6-9 in Bengaluru urban district will be suspended with immediate effect following the rising number of Covid cases in the city.
The decision was announced by the department late on Thursday night.
Classes for grade 10 and I and II PU will continue in the city. Currently, Vidyagama, the continuous outreach programme, is underway for classes 6 and 7 in Bengaluru and regular classes for grade 8 upwards.
Classes till grade 9 will be suspended. However, offline classes for grades 6 upwards in other districts will continue.
The minister for primary and secondary education S Suresh Kumar said that the decision was taken after a discussion with the chief minister taking into account the age and health of students. Attendance is not mandatory for class 10 students.
The department said that it will take a decision shortly on how the students for grades 6-9 will be assessed for this academic year shortly.
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