Near perfect attendance levels as SEA students return to school


    Approximately 95% of the 19,000 standard five students across the country returned to school today to prepare for the August 20th SEA exam.

    This is according to the Education Ministry, who says there was a 100% attendance of principals.

    All teachers were present in the Caroni, St. Patrick, Port of Spain, South Eastern and St. George East Education Districts, while 99% turned up for duties in North Eastern and Victoria.

    The Ministry says physical distancing classrooms are in place and guidelines are being followed.

    School supervisors have also been visiting to support principals in ensuring that all health protocols are observed.