By Tyler Durden
Last week we noted that Baltimore students and teachers returning to school from the long holiday break were greeted with frozen classrooms and some that were even flooded due to busted water pipes. Not surprisingly, the conditions prompted backlash on social media as outraged parents questioned why their students were being forced to attend class in an unsafe environment.
“It was miserable. The kids had their coats, hats, and gloves on all day,” said Jesse Schneiderman, a social, studies teacher at Frederick Douglass High School.
One classroom at Frederick Douglass was completely destroyed, after flooding from a burst pipe rendered the classroom unsafe.
“A teacher in our basement, because her room is under the flooded classroom, lost all of her materials,” he said. “Other teachers had to teach in the library because their classrooms were too cold.”
Not surprisingly, the cold classrooms drew some harsh criticism from angry parents at a public meeting with the CEO of the Baltimore City Schools. Here’s more from Fox 45:
It was a heated meeting over cold classrooms with parents outraged with the system’s CEO and board commissioners under fire.
“You tell me you care! I don’t believe it because I’ve been here before the …read more