There will be a total of 43,886 elementary school students in 16 municipalities of Tamaulipas, including Ciudad Madero, who will have the possibility of returning to the classroom on August 30 to start the 2021-2022 school year, informed the Secretary of Education Mario Gómez Monrroy.
Until now, lhe large cities such as Tampico, Altamira, Reynosa, Matamoros, Nuevo Laredo, Victoria and Mante are not considered for return to classrooms preschool, primary and secondary school, but everything will depend on the behavior of the covid-19 pandemic.
Municipalities contemplated for the return to face-to-face classes
He said that the decision was made to reactivate face-to-face classes only in municipalities that are in green and yellow epidemiological traffic lights such as: Bustamante, Casas, Cruillas, Gómez Farías, Guerrero, Gustavo Díaz Ordaz, Jiménez, Madero, Méndez, Mier, Nuevo Morelos, Ocampo, Palmillas, San Nicolás, Villagrán and Río Bravo.
“There are 43 thousand 886 basic level students who belong to 651 schools and who will be in charge of 2 thousand 382 teachers, this in 16 municipalities of the state,” said the official, who clarified that they were based on indicators cut to the past 1 of August”.
Stressed that It will not be a mandatory return but a voluntary one, staggered and with three hours a day and two days a week. It will be the parents who make the decision whether or not to send their children.
Families will be supported with school supplies
Mario Gómez expressed that support will be provided with booklets for the case of female and male students who require it., in such a way that this facilitates work from home, mainly in municipalities with an epidemiological red and orange traffic light.
If the enrollment of the school year that concluded on July 9 is considered, the students who, if the stoplight is maintained, will be able to return to their classrooms, represent only 6.4 percent of the total student body.
The Ministry of Education announced at the time, the end of the school year for 677 thousand 526 students from 5 thousand 607 elementary schools, supported in their learning process by 56 thousand 841 educational figures in the entity.
Therefore, the number of teachers in the state is also minimal, who will have to leave home confinement to teach their classes on the school premises.
The head of the Ministry of Education in the entity, expressed that the number of students who will be able to return to schools may increase or decrease as the pandemic progresses.
He mentioned that the Technical Committee for the Presential Return to Classes, made up of the Ministry of Education, Health and the State Commission for Protection against Sanitary Risks (Coepris) will continue to monitor the evolution of the pandemic to continue making decisions according to the indicators it produces.