Control the future … by controlling the children’s education!
My heart breaks! 💔
Associated Press’ Danica Soto reports that, although officials had reported that 184 public schools would close, at the last minute, the number of closures changed to 179 schools in Puerto Rico in an attempt to save more than $7 million “amid a deep economic crisis that has sparked an exodus to the U.S. mainland in the past decade.” Soto writes:
More than 27,000 students will be moved elsewhere when their schools close at the end of May, said newly appointed Education Secretary Julia Keleher. “We have a fiscal crisis and few resources and we’ve spent 10 years handing out nearly $3 billion in a system that hardly has any books,” she said. “We cannot keep doing what we’re doing because we don’t have the resources.”
The news about the school closures raised concerns it could speed up the ongoing exodus from Puerto Rico. Nearly 450,000 people over the last decade…
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