As the school year creeps closer, there’s a hot problem Baltimore teachers are worried about.”It’s hard. It’s kind of a distraction — a pain in the side. You’re dealing with whatever you’re dealing with and then you have the heat that’s bringing on more distractions,” Gaines said.
While the plan to update and upgrade air conditioning units rolls out from city schools, it won’t be in time for the start of the year, and it’s enough for some to put a bandage on the problem.
“This is just new solutions to old problems,” Gaines said.