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The Last Word With Matt Cooper

Could Schools Reopen Soon For One Day A Week?

Some countries, including Denmark, have begun the process of reopening primary schools as it is thou...
Sarah Stacey
Sarah Stacey

4:40 PM - 20 Apr 2020



The Last Word With Matt Cooper

Could Schools Reopen Soon For One Day A Week?

Sarah Stacey
Sarah Stacey

4:40 PM - 20 Apr 2020

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Some countries, including Denmark, have begun the process of reopening primary schools as it is thought that children may not be as vulnerable to COVID-19 as adults.

In Ireland, there have been suggestions that schools might reopen for at least one day a week before the summer.

How soon could this happen, and would it be a good idea?

John Boyle, General Secretary of the INTO, and Áine Lynch of the National Parents Council joined us to discuss this.

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