The Ministry of Education has announced a public tender for the refurbishing of some 570 public schools. The Ministry is optimistic in person classes will resume sooner than later and wants to be ready. The government expects to spend RD$3.5 billion to improve the schools next year and take advantage of the extra time now that schools are closed and distance learning is the norm. Most public schools have been closed since mid March, when they shut down due to the Covid-19 virus.
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22 November 2020