There are no words to really describe this … 350 public schools CLOSED & SOLD … no regard for students & teachers! FIGHT, PR … fight!!
Five months ago, the Puerto Rico legislature tried to pull a fast one, and “privatize” the beaches of Puerto Rico on the last day of session. The public outrage was so fierce, that the legislature backed down.
But now, Gov. Garcia Padilla is doing the exact same thing…with the public schools of Puerto Rico. By “executive order” he ordered the sale of more than 350 school buildingsand campuses. He did this on Nov. 21 but then immediately left for Spain…and finally disclosed it four days later, on Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving…when few people were paying attention.
WITH THE STROKE OF A PEN
An executive order is a powerful weapon: especially when there is no officially scheduled legislative session, to question or oppose it.
With the stroke of a pen, a governor can issue an immediate mandate which is immune to legislative veto…and…
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