PBS NewsHour

Freezing classrooms spark heated debate in Baltimore

Clip: 02/14/2018 | 8m 5s

Baltimore City Public Schools faced outrage from parents after images emerged of students wearing coats in a freezing classroom. More than a third of schools reported a lack of heat this winter during a cold snap, and that’s just one of the many problems plaguing the school system’s crumbling infrastructure, underscoring a larger debate about long-term funding and investment. John Yang reports.

Aired: 02/14/18

Rating: NR

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