Rome, August 2. (askanews) – “The new school year in Rome will start again in complete safety. We have allocated over 20 million to kindergartens and schools in Rome: with the budget change approved yesterday, we will immediately take care of the maintenance of the city’s school heritage and adaptation environments with anti-Covid standards “. So writes in a post on Facebook, the mayor of Rome, Virginia Raggi.
“An emergency maneuver that allows us to intervene on all aspects of school safety – explains the first town – sums immediately available to replace the desks, buy pharmaceutical products, new washing machines and dryers for kindergartens, as well as to finance services for the nests and extraordinary interventions for the structures located in the Municipalities “.
“In addition, to guarantee substitutes, we have allocated € 9 million to educational staff, so as to ensure continuity of service. Not only that: appropriations for fire prevention projects and seismic vulnerability checks amount to more than € 2.4 million “.
“We have chosen to invest in schools, to put them at the center of our administrative action: it has been possible thanks to the economies made, added to the recent ministerial contributions. Children and young people are our future, protecting them is an imperative”.