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Keeping schools closed until September would hammer poor kids

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Schools should stay closed until September, according to a big teaching union:

In view of the continued and pressing public health challenges and the considerable task that will be required to ensure that every school is ready to admit increased numbers of children and adults into safe learning and working environments, the NASUWT urges ministers to act to end speculation on the reopening of schools beyond the current restrictions prior to September 2020.

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