ICSE schools reopen today in Kolkata as weather improves in the city

first_imgThe schools affiliated to the Indian School Certificate Examinations (ICSE) in Kolkata have resumed the classes for students from today.The decision was announced on June 23 by a senior member of the Association of Head of ICSE Schools that as the weather conditions have improved in the city, the schools will resume its classes from June 25.The decision was taken after the issue of suspension of classes since June 20 came up as per the reports of PTI. The classes were suspended due to severe heat conditions in the city with the order of subsequent letter by CISCE.Here’s what the West Bengal Education Minister said to PTI:However, according to Partha Chatterjee, the state government has not received any appeal from any school (state-run or private) for starting classes from June 25 instead of June 30.”The notification was issued keeping in view the hardship faced by children in attending classes due to the sweltering heat,” the state education minister said.According to an association member of CISCE, there are around 100 ICSE-affiliated institutions in and around the city and most of them had suspended classes from June 20 to June 22.Read: Get ready for Delhi University Sports quota trials, will last till June 29Read: India’s first female wildlife biologist and ‘Tiger Princess’ Latika Nath on breaking India’s animal conservation barrierslast_img read more

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