The National Parent Teachers’ Association of Jamaica, NPTAJ, strongly disagrees with the resumption of face to face classes today.
NPTAJ Interim President Mitsie Harris-Dillion says the government is taking a big risk.
Mrs. Harris-Dillion says Covid-19 test results for the Christmas period are pending:
Pictures flooded social media with students in their school uniforms this morning.
Mrs. Harris-Dillion says the resumption of children returning to classrooms is not right.
She says students could be exposed to the mutating virus:
Mrs Harris-Dillion says at least 70 percent of the total school population should be tested:
The NPTAJ boss says some parents refuse to put their children at risk.
She notes that this will affect some parents psychologically:
Meanwhile Mrs. Harris-Dillion says people are still shaking in their boots about the new variant of coronavirus.