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Education Minister: Schools Reopening Tomorrow Will "Not Be Without Challenge"

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Schools reopening on Thursday as planned, following meeting between teaching unions & Education Department

The Education Minister admits the reopening of schools will "not be without challenge".

Schools are to reopen tomorrow, Thursday, as planned, following a meeting between teaching unions and the Department of Education.

It's despite concerns from the ASTI that some schools could be missing up to 50% of staff due to Covid-related absences.

Education Minister Norma Foley says different schools will face different challenges:

The Social Democrats education spokesperson, Gary Gannon, says there has been a continued failure to put proper mitigation measures in place:

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