As winter temperatures continue to plummet, decades-old infrastructure in Baltimore, Maryland public schools has left students and faculty in freezing conditions.

  • Widespread heating issues have forced multiple Baltimore schools to close, but some still force kids to attend.
  • Students have been wrapping themselves in blankets and heavy coats to stay warm inside their classrooms.
  • People are now donating to a GoFundMe campaign to supply local schools with heaters and outerwear.

Baltimore students have had to deal with harsh winters for years. A combination of aging pipes, shoddy insulation, and a lack of funding for maintenance have forced schools to close in the past. This winter, the Baltimore Teachers Union has urged all schools to shut down until the city can resupply heat to buildings, The Baltimore Sun reported.

Read the source article about Baltimore schools by Chris Weller at Business Insider