Schools will not be closed during Independence Anniversary Week – Ministry

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Following recent media reports over the alleged suspension of classes during the week of Independence celebrations, the Ministry of Education has clarified that “schools will not be closed”.

“The Ministry of Education wishes to inform the public that it has no intention of closing schools during the period propagated by certain media agencies. Parents, guardians, school administrators, and teachers are asked to please ignore the article in today’s Guyana Times Newspaper on page 11 and in Citizens Report, an online news blog, which states that schools will be closed for Independence Anniversary week. Kindly note, the Ministry of Education did not make any such announcement”, the release explained.