Brazil’s São Paulo state schools authorize 100% student in-person attendance

Schools may host 100% of the student body provided that a limit of 1 meter between them is observed. Each school will be responsible for establishing this limit according to its physical capacity.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - As of Monday, August 2, state, municipal, and private schools in São Paulo are authorized to restart in-person classes and may accommodate up to 100% of the student body.

Classes were suspended by the state government at the start of the pandemic in March last year and resumed earlier this year at 35% capacity.

Yesterday's return to in-person classes will not be mandatory: this should occur only in September. According to the State Department of Education, should students or their families wish to remain in remote or online classes, legal guardians are . . .

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