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Day: September 16, 2020

Most schools struggling to access tests, PM warned
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Most schools struggling to access tests, PM warned

    Nearly every school in the country is struggling to access tests for students and staff, headteachers have warned the Prime Minister. School leaders have written to Boris Johnson to tell of their “mounting concern” about delays in accessing test results and advice from public health officials as they urge him to take personal control of the situation. They said that 96 per cent of schools experiencing difficulties and delays in accessing tests for students and staff, which is causing severe disruption for children’s education. The leaders of the country’s two largest headteacher unions and the national school governor association said that schools are left in an “impossible” position of “either leaving close contacts of the infected person in school while they wait...