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Education Minister Jean-Michel Blanquer announced on Friday that in the 19 departments concerned by the regional reconfinement, a single case of Covid in a class would now lead to its closure, against three cases previously. </p><div> <p>« <em>We must strengthen health measures in the school environment (...) From next week, in the departments concerned, we will close each class in the first case of contamination</em> ", He said during a press briefing.
« This will necessarily mean more class closures in the coming days for those affected. “, He admitted, specifying that this would concern” all school levels », From kindergarten to high school.
« We will therefore strengthen the means of replacement “Teachers, promised the minister, acknowledging” tension in some areas ». « The rectorates concerned will be able to recruit more “, he said.
Closed classes will be closed for ” a duration of two to three weeks “And parents will be able to ask to benefit from a work stoppage to keep their children,” Jean-Michel Blanquer added. ” This supposes great adaptations of the company “, he added.
In response to a question, the minister did not support the proposal to advance the April vacation by two weeks. ” We should not refrain from any kind of evolution but the objective is rather to maintain the calendar because it has not been shown that the holidays lead to less contamination than the school period. », He insisted.
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