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Around 2,000 Edinburgh pupils will return to classrooms on Wednesday following the closure of 17 schools amid serious safety concerns.
Edinburgh school closures - 2,000 pupils return to a classroom today; some 5,000 are still at home.
Pupils from Oxgangs and St Peter's schools will use alternative arrangements, but around 5,000 are still waiting at home.
Alternative measures have also been arranged for Craigroyston and Castleview primary schools.
Craigroyston pupils will be relocated to Craigroyston Community High School on a phased basis, while Castleview pupils will be relocated to Castlebrae High School from 19 April.
Andrew Kerr, chief executive of the City of Edinburgh Council, said: "I fully recognise the significant inconvenience to parents caused by these closures, and I want to thank them for their patience as we continue to work through this issue."
The council closed 17 schools on 8 April due to "a significant and new construction issue". The closures affect around 9,000 students.
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