In what can only be described as absolutely unprecedented times, hundreds of thousands of children are at home and not going to school for a very elongated period.
Leo Varadkar has said that as things stand, the State exams of the Juni0r and Leaving Certificiates will be going ahead in the summer.
He says the government wants all Leaving Cert students to start college in October, so possibly a couple of weeks later than normal.
He also said that the government are working on various ideas about how the Leaving Cert will go ahead but said that it definitely is going to happen this summer.
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