Nigeria: Teachers Baffled Over Nigeria School Closures

August 28, 2014 5:53 AM

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Abuja — Some education officials are baffled by the Nigerian government's decision to delay school openings nationwide in an effort to prevent the spread of Ebola. With only one current case of the disease in the country in a year where hundreds of children have been killed or kidnapped from their schoolhouses why cancel classes for Ebola?

Most Nigerian children are still on summer holiday. Schools were set to start opening next week. But officials announced Tuesday that classes wouldn't resume until October 13 at the earliest.

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