9 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: Principals worry kids' education at risk

From Morning Report, 7:54 am on 9 April 2020

Principals are worried further lockdowns could harm children's education.

The government has warned that schools might not reopen as soon as the current shut down is over and it is preparing for all scenarios.

It has launched an $88 million package for schools including distributing 17,000 laptop and chromebook computers, internet connections for thousands of homes, two educational TV channels, and thousands of paper-based resource packs.

Here's RNZ education correspondent, John Gerritsen.