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Episode 886 May 27, 2020

The cost of keeping schools shut in India during the lockdown

Even though the government is working on guidelines, there seems to be no clarity as to when schools will reopen in India. In this episode, first Ritika Chopra talks about how European countries have dealt with this situation and the reasons why many decided to open schools. She also talks about the lessons we can learn from West African countries that during the 2014 Ebola epidemic kept schools shut. Next, Uma Vishnu talks about Indian schools experimenting with the online classes and the arguments for and against continuing them.


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The cost of keeping schools shut in India during the lockdownEven though the government is working on guidelines, there seems to be no clarity as to when schools will reopen in India. In this episode, first Ritika Chopra talks about how European countries have dealt with this situation and the reasons why many decided to open schools. She also talks about the lessons we can learn from West African countries that during the 2014 Ebola epidemic kept schools shut. Next, Uma Vishnu talks about Indian schools experimenting with the online classes and the arguments for and against continuing them. You can follow us and leave us feedback on Facebook and Twitter @expresspodcasts, or send us an email at podcasts@indianexpress.com. If you like this show, please subscribe and leave us a review wherever you get your podcasts, so other people can find us. You can also find us on https://www.indianexpress.com/audio.
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