Government risks ‘failing a generation’ if schools not brought back soon, doctors warn

The Independent reports …

The prime minister has been urged to publish a plan outlining how schools will return to business as usual amid fears lockdown measures could hold back an entire generation of children.

The government has been able to provide guidance for the return of workplaces, shops and even zoos as the nation emerges from lockdown – however the blueprint for the return to education for millions of children has remained vague with the government only asserting it hopes classes will resume in September.

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  1. Anonymous

    Why put extra stress on young children. It’s time to think long term. Right off this school year. Children should be able to do this year over again. We would need an extra nursery class which would mean an extra teacher and room to accommodate the new nursery group.
    This will mean an extra year group till the end of this generation of children until the end of their schooling but wouldn’t it be better to stay back a year then loose a life.

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