MONROVIA, June 6 -- Prof. Ansu Sonii, newly confirmed Minister of Education

Despite fears of uncertainty of what June 7 protest may turn out to be, the Ministry of Education has issued a directive insisting that all schools remain open for instructional activities on the day of the protest.

The Education Ministry, in a press release, stated that the mass demonstration organized by the Council of Patriots, should in "no way hinder the academic activity of the Liberian child".

According to the press release, the Minister of Education, Prof. Ansu Sonii, has urged all school administrators and proprietors to comply with all regulations set forth including adherence to timeline of the academic calendar which indicates that the academic peri...