November 22, 2021 7:33 pm
Goldstein Investigates: Are Public Schools Safer Than Charters During An Earthquake?
Charter schools like 18 local campuses of Alliance Schools don’t have to comply with the Field Act, even though they accepted $6.4 million in taxpayer money this fiscal year to rent these buildings.
So are students safer in buildings under the Field Act?
“Students are absolutely safer in a Field Act when an earthquake happens, no question about it,” said Tom Duffy with the Coalition For Adequate School Housing.