Parents may opt for their children to stay home when schools reopen, says minister

PUTRAJAYA: Parents have the option not to send their children to school once it reopens.

Education Minister Datuk Dr Radzi Jidin said no disciplinary action will be taken against those who opt not to attend class.

Schools will be reopening in stages from Oct 3, beginning with exam year students.

Schools in all states, except for those under Phase One of the National Recovery Plan, will reopen.

“I have advised schools not to give out warning letters too.

“However, parents must write a letter of explanation to the school if they choose not to send their children,” he said during the announcement of the new SOPs on Sunday (Sept 12).

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