Schools will remain closed until the end of March, maybe longer

The ministry does not know if the school year will need to be stretched into July.

School-leaving exams, illustrative stock photoSchool-leaving exams, illustrative stock photo (Source: Sme)

It is still not clear how the current closure of all schools in Slovakia due to the coronavirus pandemic will influence the current school year and upcoming school-leaving exams.

Most schools in Slovakia have been closed for about a week now. In Bratislava, all schools closed as of Monday, March 10. The nationwide shutdown of schools was put in place as of March 16, to last for 14 days, until March 30.

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