Classes in Cabanatuan suspended for 2 weeks amid Covid-19 surge
Classes are suspended from January 17 to 28 in all schools in Cabanatuan City amid the latest surge in Covid-19 cases, according to the city schools division office.
Based on the January 14 memorandum dated January 14, Department of Education (DepEd) schools division superintendent Teresa Mababa cited the “Policy on Academic Ease and allowing the Suspension of Classes and Other Teaching-related Activities in the Midst of the Surge in Covid-19 cases.”
“This office announces the suspension of classes from January 17 to January 18, 2022, due to alarming surge in Covid-19 and in consideration of teachers’ and learners’ health and well-being,” the memo read in part.
Mababa said that the Curriculum and Implementation Division and the School Governance Operations Division shall make necessary adjustments in the school calendar to ensure the number of school days in the current school year remains in accordance with Republic Act 11480 which provides for school calendar of 200 to 220 class days.
All teachers and school personnel were urged to observe health and safety protocols and follow the guidelines set by the inter-agency task force against Covid-19 during the suspension of classes.
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