Report Blasts Bloomberg Administration For Schools In Disrepair
Well we know that Bloomberg's Department of Education is lying. And is it any surprise that poor kids are more likely than middle class kids to be in decrepit and dangerous surroundings in their schools?
Report Blasts Bloomberg Administration For Dirty Schools
WCBS 880's Paul Murnane Reports
“Our schools in the outer boroughs, in the poor neighborhoods where largely minorities live are being short-changed by this administration,” Figueroa added.
The union claims there are 1,000 fewer maintenance workers than when Mayor Bloomberg first took office.
“If my toilet wasn’t working, if PCBs were in my house and someone came into my house, they would take my children away and label me a bad parent,” Zakiyah Ansari with the Alliance for Public Education told reporters including WCBS 880′s Paul Murnane.
But a DOE spokeswoman said serious maintenance complaints are addressed immediately and non-critical complaints are prioritized.
The spokeswoman added the city is spending more tha $3 billion in building improvements under its capital plan.