Education

Teachers split as unions fight schools reopening 

BY Joseph Rachman   /  15 May 2020

The bizarre fight between the government and teachers’ unions over school reopening appears not to have been resolved – yet – following a meeting between the unions and government scientific advisers today. The National Education Union’s Kevin Courtney stated that “many questions we asked were not addressed”. While he welcomed the promise to publish the scientific evidence behind the decision he said the criteria that was being used to determine whether to reopen schools needs to be clarified.


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