Sunday, September 25, 2016
Franchot Says Schools Without A/C is a Civil Rights Issue
BALTIMORE (WJZ)– State Comptroller Peter Franchot and the NAACP sent a letter to the Department of Justice arguing that many of the schools without air conditioning in low income communities is a civil rights issue.
50,000 area kids are going to class in schools without air conditioning. Skyrocketing temperatures inside area classrooms without air conditioning. Now the state comptroller is asking the feds to step in.
“It’s a health issue, it’s a safety issue,” said Franchot.
He and the NAACP called the lack of air conditioning a “blatant neglect of students civil rights.”
at 9/25/2016 06:00:00 AM