EghtesadOnline: The early reopening of schools this year on Saturday amid the spread of the novel coronavirus has brought with it heavy traffic jams in the capital city of Tehran.
EghtesadOnline: The new school year opened on Saturday in Iran following a nearly seven-month gap, as families expressed concerns over the safety of their children amid the coronavirus pandemic.
EghtesadOnline: Only days before the new academic year begins, the Education Ministry has announced the countrywide reopening of schools but ordered regions on coronavirus red alert to move classes online until further notice.
EghtesadOnline: More than 4,000 schools will be inspected in summer to evaluate the seismic safety of their buildings, according to Farnam Khojastehfar, an official with the Central Taskforce of Technical Inspection of Buildings.
EghtesadOnline: Providing students with decent and safe transportation services has been a long-standing challenge, especially in Tehran Province, where 2.4 million students live.
EghtesadOnline: Along with the perennial run on leggings, students returning to America's classrooms this year are making a beeline for retro sneakers, "cold-shoulder" tops, versatile laptops and USB drives.