In addition to the winter break announcement, the order issued by the Directorate of School Education, Kashmir, specifies that all government and private schools in the Kashmir division must adhere to the three-month vacation period. The last working day for students up to class 8 was Saturday, with Monday being a national holiday in observance of Guru Nanak Jayanti. For students in classes 9 to 12, their winter break will extend from December 11 to February 29, 2024. Teachers are expected to return to their respective schools on February 21 to prepare for upcoming examinations. The directive underscores the importance of teachers being available for online guidance to students throughout the vacation, emphasizing a commitment to continued educational support despite the extended break.

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