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Minister plays down problem of students missing school

Wed, 24 Jun 2020

The Education Minister believes students who still haven’t returned to the classroom won’t fall too far behind.

Majority of pupils went back to school this week after a 13 week closure due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Those with medical conditions remain away from school grounds, as well as students who say they’re too anxious to go in.

Dr Alex Allinson says he doesn’t believe it’s that big of a problem:



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