Govt confident about school return, but faces doubts on post-bailout review

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Covid, Education, New Democracy, Reforms, SYRIZA
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The start of the new school term dominated the political agenda on Monday as the government hopes that pupils returning to classes will not trigger a new spike of Covid infections, which the opposition will pounce upon as the latest example of New Democracy mishandling the pandemic.

The Education Ministry decided to shun the advice of some experts for the reopening of schools to be delayed by at least a week, although it appears that most of the members of the scientific committee advising the government suggested that, on balance,...

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