New Education Minister needs to deal with the legacy of Roberto Furcal

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The media has been covering how students in several public schools are studying while sitting on the floor now that there are not enough desks to go around. The lack of desks came after major irregularities in a desk tender carried out by former Education Minister Roberto Furcal.

President Luis Abinader finally changed Education Minister Roberto Furcal after two years of the media urging his removal for irregularities in contracting, major irregularities in teacher hiring, and an administration marked by wasteful spending. Furcal is best known for keeping children out of schools until finally Vice President Raquel Peña reverted the minister’s decision to not open public schools until positivity rates were under 5%.

Now, new Education Minister Angel Hernandez has his hands full with inherited problems. N Digital publishes photos of the children studying on...

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Let's hope this guy is a miracle worker. Definitely an uphill battle.
 
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After 10 years of living in the DR full time, I'm still holding out hope that one
day they will start taking their children's education/ a.k.a. the country's future
a little more serious.
 
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After 10 years of living in the DR full time, I'm still holding out hope that one
day they will start taking their children's education/ a.k.a. the country's future
a little more serious.
only half day classes here as no meals are provided. Imagine after no classes with covid then only starting classes in basically oct . Only half days. It can't be an accident. If teachers only got paid for days taught it would change in 15 mnutes
 
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only half day classes here as no meals are provided. Imagine after no classes with covid then only starting classes in basically oct . Only half days. It can't be an accident. If teachers only got paid for days taught it would change in 15 mnutes
It is no accident. Never has been. Déjalos comer bizcocho.
 

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It is no accident. Never has been. Déjalos comer bizcocho.
The children/ parents in Moca have been told the reason they are only going
to school four hours a day is because they can not afford to feed the kids a
decent lunch. Making public canning a legal form of punishment for corruption
offenses would do this country a world of good.
 

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The children/ parents in Moca have been told the reason they are only going
to school four hours a day is because they can not afford to feed the kids a
decent lunch. Making public canning a legal form of punishment for corruption
offenses would do this country a world of good.
Why would you let them off so light? Corruption is very serious in my book.
 
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