Brazil suffered 20-year setback in education due to pandemic, says secretary

The National Secretary for the Rights of Children and Adolescents defended the return of children to education, especially in public schools.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - According to Maurício Cunha, interviewed this Sunday (25) in the program Brasil em Pauta, more than 3 million Brazilian children do not have access to remote education.

"With the pandemic, we have gone back 20 years in Brazilian education," he said. In addition, these children live out of school with nutritional problems (for many, the snack was the only meal of the day), psychological problems, violence (teachers are among the main plaintiffs in domestic violence against children), and socialization problems.

During the interview, the secretary also discussed the 31st anniversary of the Statute of the . . .

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