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China's Zhejiang province to begin reopening school from April 13

Xinhua | Updated: April 7, 2020 L M S


Ce Geng studies at her pastoral home in Alxa Left Banner, North China's Inner Mongolia autonomous region, April 1, 2020. [Photo/Xinhua]

HANGZHOU - The eastern Chinese province of Zhejiang will gradually reopen schools, with classes for senior students in middle and high schools to resume on April 13, the provincial government said Friday.

Students in Grades 4-8 and Grades 1-3 will return to school after April 20, and after April 26 respectively, while kindergartens will reopen after May 6. Colleges and universities should prepare to reopen in late April.

Students with difficulties in returning to schools, foreign students and teachers who are still abroad can postpone the time to return to school.

By March 30, students in their final year of middle and high schools in Guizhou province, Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, and Tibet autonomous region have returned to school. In Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region, and the provinces of Jiangxi, Hunan, and Hainan, students in their senior year will return to school on April 7.

Beijing, Shanghai, and provinces including Guangdong and Hubei have not announced reopening dates for schools yet.

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