Baltimore residents are resorting to GoFundMe to heat their freezing public schools
06 January, 2018, 00:25 | Author: Essie Rivera
Baltimore City schools have lost out on millions of dollars for repairs to heating systems and other infrastructure needs when the money went unspent and had to be returned to the state. "This means that we keep school buildings open, even when conditions are sometimes less than ideal".
"She actually said she couldn't feel her feet at one point".
"These kids are cold - they're cold as of last month, as of last week, as of yesterday", she told the Baltimore Sun. "When we close schools, we have gotten a significant amount of calls from parents saying that they count on us to feed their children during the day". Maybin also posted a video on Twitter of himself and some of his students discussing not having heat in their classroom.
Aaron Corbin, a former National Football League player and elementary school teacher in Baltimore, took to social media to help get the word out.
"Yesterday I had frostbite", one boy yells. Only four of Baltimore's schools were closed Wednesday due to the frigid cold, whereas students in two others received an early dismissal, according to Salon. They did not provide further explanation if the schools' closures were prompted by the impending storm that hit much of the eastern USA on Thursday or if the closures were prompted by the reports of cold indoor temperatures at schools.
Someone also made a sign-up sheet so people could donate and deliver emergency thermal Mylar hiking blankets to teachers with "cold kiddos".
Complaints about a lack of heat have been lodged in almost 40 percent of school system buildings. His social media posts about the schools have drawn offers of help, and he says local women are collecting money for space heaters and coats.
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