Judgment expected on schools reopening

    File: Schools are set to open for Grades 12 and 7 on Monday.

    JOHANNESBURG – Judgment on the urgency of the reopening of schools case will be heard on Wednesday.

    The Educators Union of South Africa filed an urgent application to overturn the reopening of schools.

    Should it succeed over 26,000 public and independent schools will have to close again.

    However, Solidarity is arguing in favour of opening schools.Grade 7 and 12s went back to class on Monday in government’s phased reopening.

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