Students and teachers return with mixed feelings as Philippine schools reopen their doors

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After two and a half years, millions of students in the Philippines finally returned to school on August 22, 2022. Students here endured one of the world's longest pandemic-induced closures due to poor vaccination rates and classroom shortage.
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MANILA - For two years, Filipino grade school pupil Apple Desilos, 10, had to juggle taking care of her baby brother and studying at home when Covid-19 forced Philippine schools to close.

Her mother, a baker in a restaurant, and her father, an administrative worker, would help tutor her after knocking off.

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