Schools will not be reopened in Telangana for students from LKG to Class 5th for the present academic year 2020-21.
Schools in Telangana remained closed since March 2020 due to corona pandemic.
All the schools are conducting online classes for students since July/ August 2020.
However, the state government is planning to reopen schools for students of Class 9th and Class 10th from January 18, 2021 after Sankranthi vacation.
No decision was taken with regard to reopening of schools for students of Class 6th, Class 7th and Class 8th. A decision will be taken for these students based on corona situation in January 2021.
The government is planning to promote all the students till Class 5th to higher classes in the next academic year (2021-22) without reopening schools for present academic year 2020-21.
The government took this decision as children of these age groups till Class 5th are more prone to corona if schools are reopened in January 2021.