In Russia, a third of parents will take a day off on September 1

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More than a third – 31% – of working Russian parents will take leave or day off on September 1 to take their children to school. Such data follows from a survey conducted by analysts of the recruiting service SuperJob. It was attended by 1.6 thousand people.

17% of respondents plan to take half a day off or come to work later. At the same time, more than half of the respondents – 52%, will not take time off or take a day off on September 1, RT cites research data on Wednesday, August 26.

Women, as it turned out, take time off from work to take their children to school on September 1, more often than men.

On August 17, Rospotrebnadzor and the Ministry of Education recommended holding school lines on the first day of the new school year in the open air and in classrooms. Participants in the event must use personal protective equipment.

On the same day, the head of the Institute of Progressive Education, Anna Marks, proposed giving the parents of first graders the right to an additional paid day off on September 1. According to a survey conducted by the institute, 56% of the respondents intend to take the child to the first lesson. Of these, 83% said that for this they need time off or leave at their own expense.

At the same time, 37% of parents said that they would not be able to take time off from work, because due to a decrease in income during the coronavirus pandemic, they do not want to lose part of their salary for an extra day off.

In the capital, as the mayor of the city Sergei Sobyanin said on August 13, the new school year in schools will begin without rulers and mass events, writes.

On July 10, it was reported that the Ministry of Education of the Russian Federation approved the holding of traditional school lines on September 1. According to the head of the department, Sergei Kravtsov, it is necessary to restore the educational process so that children come to school.

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