If teachers are not available for marking Advanced Level (A/L) examination papers by next week, a decision will be taken to make education an essential service under emergency law, the President's Media Division said.
It said President Ranil Wickremesinghe has told Education Ministry officials that he will not allow the education of children to be held hostage by teachers.
The President has also said that a decision will be taken to initiate legal action against teachers who fail to fulfill their responsibilities.
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