...Ministry: 99.7% reopened
The reopening of schools yesterday was a success and all schools in the South Eastern Peninsula of Trinidad were opened and teachers were present at the schools.
This was stated yesterday in a press release issued by the Ministry of Education.
“The Ministry of Education wishes to inform that the re-opening of schools for the second term of the academic year 2013-2014 has been a success as 99.7 per cent of schools opened their doors to receive the nation’s children, thanks to the hard work of school supervisors, ministry officials, principals and members of the Education Facility Company Ltd (EFCL).
“As informed previously and agreed to at a stakeholders meeting, students of Malick Secondary School will return to their classrooms on Monday, January 13, 2014 to facilitate major works currently being undertaken by EFCL.
“Despite preparations made to accommodate students and teachers of the Lower Cumuto Government Primary School on the old school building, heavy rains over the weekend inundated the sewer system forcing the early dismissal of classes.
“Meanwhile, the reopening of St Dominic’s (Savio) RC (Barataria Boys’ RC) is scheduled for today Tuesday, January 7, 2014,” the statement added.