TN schools to reopen on June, delay due to heat

TN schools to reopen on June, delay due to heat

The summer break for government and aided schools in Tamil Nadu has been extended by a week in view of the prevailing heat conditions in the state.

School education department has announced that schools will reopen only on June 7 instead of June 1. This followed requests from parents.

According to a school education department official, “Due to the unbearable summer heat, we have extended the reopening date from June 1 to June 7 after requests from parents.”

The teachers association representatives met minister K A Sengottaiyan on Wednesday and requested him to postpone the reopening of schools in view of the heat condition in many districts.

After participating at a function in Ambattur here on Friday, the minister told reporters: “We have decided to postpone the reopening of government and aided schools to June 7 (Wednesday).”

Meanwhile, reports claimed that a matriculation school in Tiruchy has sent SMS alert to all parents of Class X and XII students to send their wards for classes from May 29.