Posts tagged "day thirteen"
February 1, 2013
One month into 2013, Maria Uruchima has already used up almost all of her sick and personal days getting her son to school.
On the verge of pulling him out of school, she found a partial solution to scheduling nightmare created by the bus strike — but one that still leaves her missing work and commuting almost four hours each day.
“I’ve started writing letters to the chancellor and the mayor saying, this is my situation,” Uruchima said. “I’m one of those parents that’s really struggling. I can’t afford to keep my son home because you guys aren’t getting it together. What can I do to help move this process along?” (more…)