Rejected petition Schools should remain closed during this pandemic.

With the rapid spread of the new variant of coronavirus which scientists have stated will spread quicker & infect more people. Schools have always been classed as a breeding ground for germs. A school is supposed to be a safe place to learn ,not a place of experimental testing.
School children are already under a huge amount of pressure without this.

Why was this petition rejected?

There’s already a petition about this issue. We cannot accept a new petition when we already have one about a very similar issue, or if the Petitions Committee has considered one in the last year.

Other petitions about keeping schools closed or open only to key worker children are already collecting signatures:

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