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The New South Wales government plans to introduce coronavirus rapid test kits in all state schools if a trial is successful. The pilot program for the rapid antigen home testing kits will begin in the town of Albury, near the Victorian border, next week. “I want to see disruption to our students’ education from COVID reduce, while still keeping schools safe places to learn,” Education Minister Sarah Mitchell said on Friday. “This requires us to deploy every tool available to balance the risk.” The kits will be handed out by schools for use at home by staff and students who have to do a test twice a week as part of community surveillance. They will also be used for close contact testing to identify positive cases on school sites. “This is about living with a virus and getting back to normal life while ensuring the community is confident in their …