Newly upgraded schools in Uri face staff shortage

Newly upgraded schools in Uri face staff shortage

Baramulla: At least three higher secondary schools in Uri which were upgraded recently are now facing shortage of teaching staff.
Meanwhile, the students facing problems are roaming from one place to another in search of private tuition.
Local residents said said that hundreds of students were enrolled at the higher secondary schools at Nambla, Salambad and Gingle in border town Uri, however lack of teaching staff , especially in science and mathematics subjects, was a major cause of concern.
“I admitted my son in higher secondary school after government had upgraded it school from high school however this is now mid session and there is no teaching staff for class 11. How can they study and pass their class, we are too worried with the poor policy of Education department” Gulam Hassan, a local said.
Mohammad Saleem another parent similarly complained about GHSS Salamabad.
“There is no mathematics and science teachers at the school (GHSS Salamabad). If the Education department has no sufficient teaching staff why they upgrade the school and why they admit the higher class students in these upgraded schools, ” Saleem said.
The people of the area are appealing the higher officials of the Education department and Governor administration to take serious steps to solve the problem of students in these upgraded schools.