Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni has said more than 90 percent students are submitting assignments in educational institutions. The student attendance rate is still not 100 percent as some parents are still afraid of sending their children to the schools.
“However, the presence of the students will be increased further soon as the coronavirus situation has been improving day by day,” she added.
The minister made the statement while speaking as the chief guest at a discussion programme of the crest and certificate-giving ceremony on the occasion of Community Policing Day-2021 at the Shilpakala Academy auditorium in Chandpur on Saturday.
The minister said, “The number of exact dropped out students is yet to be confirmed.”
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“The attendance of students will increase further once the situation goes back to normalcy. Those who have financial problems, had to push their children into working for a livelihood,” she said.
She further said that in the cases of girls, in particular, some probably became victims of child marriage.
“Child marriages should not have taken place. Wherever these girls are, they should come back to school. Teachers have been specially instructed to create opportunities for them to continue their study,” she added.
Superintendent of Police Milon Mahmud, District Awami League President Nasir Uddin Ahmed, General Secretary Abu Naeem Patwari and public representatives including district administration, police officials and members of community policing were present on the occasion.