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Education Minister Roberto Furcal announced that all schools and universities around the country are authorized to open as of 25 May 2021 under a semi in-person learning modality. The Ministry is only authorizing the opening of in-person learning for pre-schools, elementary schools (to sixth grade), and the final grade of vocational high school education. This is in addition to adult learning.

Private schools have said they have been ready to restart in person learning for many months now and have only been waiting for Ministry of Education clearance.

Education Ministry Furcal said the pilot program of returning to in-person learning in around 60 municipalities nationwide had had positive results.

“We want to share with you the fact, the joy, the success, that in just these last few months we have already completed the refurbishment of more than 2,100 public schools...

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