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#schools reopening

# schools-reopening - Tuesday 8 September, 2020

Covid-19 test referrals ‘have surged among children since schools reopened’

“It is absolutely right that the schools have reopened and that parents are seeking advice on possible Covid cases,” one doctor said.

# schools-reopening - Wednesday 2 September, 2020

No social distancing and underlying health risks: Covid committee to hear from teachers and parents today

A number of representative groups will voice their concerns in the Dáil today.

# schools-reopening - Monday 31 August, 2020

'Heart of our communities': Acting CMO pens open letter to parents and teachers as schools reopen today

Dr Ronan Glynn has moved to reassure parents and teachers with concerns for children returning to classrooms this week.

# schools-reopening - Friday 28 August, 2020

Overcrowded classes and an empty classroom: Serious 'frustration' at teaching job cuts during a health crisis

A mixture of excitement and frustration prevailed at one Louth school with classes of 33 pupils as available classrooms lie empty.

# schools-reopening - Thursday 27 August, 2020

'Anxiety levels in my house are through the roof': Major challenge ahead for parents of children with ASD

Against the backdrop of Covid-19, parents worry how their children with special needs will cope with school this year.

# schools-reopening - Wednesday 26 August, 2020

'No school wants to be the one to close due to Covid': Pressure is on as thousands of students return to class

Some schools have sacrificed computer rooms, home economics facilities and fitness spaces to ensure a safe reopening.

# schools-reopening - Saturday 22 August, 2020

'Into a storm': Failing on schools could shatter Martin's already troubled leadership

Government has spent the summer planning for the reopening of schools next Thursday.

# schools-reopening - Thursday 30 July, 2020

Psychologists launch guidance to help teachers and pupils returning to school

The guidance says that health and wellbeing should be prioritized for school staff.

# schools-reopening - Wednesday 24 June, 2020

It is not envisaged that significant PPE will need to be worn when schools reopen, says minister

Guidelines for schools are currently being drafted.