Manitoba is delaying in class learning for one week so that schools across the province and implement enhanced measures before students return.
From January 10 to January 14 most students will be taught remotely. Students of critical service workers in kindergarten to Grade 6 and all high-risk students and students with special learning needs in kindergarten to Grade 12 to attend school if no alternate care is available.
“Today we are announcing a slight adjustment for the return to classes to give schools additional time to implement enhanced protocols to ensure in-person learning for all students can continue under our pandemic plans and to give public health more time to learn about the omicron variant’s effects in Manitoba. We know our children learn best in a classroom setting and it is our goal to ensure they can return to the classroom as quickly as possible,” said Premier Heather Stefanson.
The province is planning on a return to classroom learning on January 17, 2022.
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