The Minister of Education, Nicolás Trotta, responded to the letter Mauricio Macri issued by Clarín entitled “Schools should already be open”, in which he responded to the demands of civilian entities and groups of parents to give them face-to-face Face classes.
“I am glad that Macri cared for education, something that did not happen during his reign.”, The official said with irony in dialogue with Radio Miter. And he added that during the management of Cambiemos there was a strong “divestment” of the education budget.
“Nothing good happens when the issue is underfunded. 4 million computers are missing because his government has decided not to distribute them,” he explained.
“Why the national government insists on keeping schools closed after a long ineffective and destructive quarantine? Our boys must go back to class as soon as possible. “There is no epidemiological reason to continue to delay the opening of schools, with the necessary protocols,” the former president said in a letter.
Trotta, however, noted that the government had built a “consensus” with the various jurisdictions such as the City or Province of Buenos Aires in order to return to class.
Former President Mauricio Macri published a letter urging the government to reopen schools. Photo Press Mauricio Macri.
The city of Buenos Aires has started educational activities, such as Mendoza. He would have to ask (Macri) to his governors why they do not accelerate the macha in the return“, Expressed in reference to Horacio Rodríguez Larreta and Rodolfo Suárez.
The minister said that in the southern hemisphere, returning to classes at the time of year is “not a priority” because we will end the school by 2020. He insisted that each jurisdiction be governed by “epidemiological conditions.” .
“What do we recommend? “Prioritize the presence as much as possible in each jurisdiction, attending the health situation caused by the Covid,” he said.
And pointed to changes in the World Health Organization’s recommendations regarding classes. “Today the WHO proposes that the opening of schools, which will be a learning process for Argentina, be delayed, but in August they said the opposite. Two weeks ago, the health care system in the province of Mendoza was “We want to prioritize this presence as much as possible,” he concluded.