sábado, 23 de julio de 2011

Pool's out for summer

Read this The New York Times article which explains the reason why some public swimming-pools have been closed this summer and try to find the answer to the questions below from The Learning Network.

WHY are some public pools around the United States closed this summer?
WHAT are some of the “substantial expenses that accompany public water holes”?
WHAT are some of the effects of closing public pools on communities?
WHAT photo in
this slide show do you think best illustrates this article?
WHEN, according to Bill Beckner, are budget negotiations that result in closing pools often held?
HOW have some city officials avoided closing pools?
HOW has the recession affected public services in your area?
WHO does City Councilman Ed Gonzalez of Houston imply will be hurt most by the pool closings in his area?