Por Ghalia Naim
11 noviembre, 2016

Se supone que la educación es un derecho humano…

El derecho a la educación es un derecho humano reconocido y se plantea como gratuito y obligatorio para todo niño, por lo que los Estados deben responder ante dicha “orden” pero es triste saber que no es así. Según cifras de UNICEF, alrededor de 60 millones de niños y 61 millones de adolescentes no asisten a la escuela, y 250 millones no reciben una educación de calidad. Estos números se conforman en su mayoría con países de bajos recursos o con poco desarrollo, sin embargo, en el corazón de las grandes urbes como Nueva York, Paris o Londres existe el mismo problema.

Keegan Bradley, de 30 años, vive en Inglaterra y es madre soltera de seis pequeños niños. Los dos mayores no asisten al colegio desde hace un año.

Pictured (L-R); K-laya (4), Klissaya (5) Kasta (9), Kydon (7) & mum Keegan. A single mum-of-six says two of her children have been without an education for over a YEAR - because she cannot find them a suitable school place. See NTI story NTISCHOOL. Unemployed Keegan Bradley ,30, originally had two of her kids booted out of school after claiming she couldn't afford to pay their bus fare. She said her £500-a-month child benefits could not cover the cost of getting Kasta (9), and Kydon (7), to lessons on public transport after she moved house. Keegan and her children, including Klissaya (5), K-laya (4), Konan (18 months) and Keon (4 months), moved to a four-bedroom house in Radford, Nottingham last October. They originally lived in Kirkby-in-Ashfield, Notts., which is around 15 miles away. Keegan had wanted all of her children to go to Mellers Primary School, in Radford, but only K-laya was accepted. Meanwhile, Klissaya remains at Jeffries Primary School, in Kirkby-in-Ashfield, where she stays with her grandmother four days a week. But Kasta and Kydon were expelled from Jeffries Primary School - after they missed over 20 days of term. It means her two eldest children have been without education for more than a year and now Keegan claims she cannot get them a place at a suitable school.
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Bradley, señala que las 500 libras que recibe  no le alcanza para pagar el transporte público de sus dos hijos mayores para que asistan a la escuela, y no tiene el tiempo de dejarlos ella misma.

Pictured (L-R); K-laya (4), Klissaya (5) Kasta (9), Kydon (7) & mum Keegan. A single mum-of-six says two of her children have been without an education for over a YEAR - because she cannot find them a suitable school place. See NTI story NTISCHOOL. Unemployed Keegan Bradley ,30, originally had two of her kids booted out of school after claiming she couldn't afford to pay their bus fare. She said her £500-a-month child benefits could not cover the cost of getting Kasta (9), and Kydon (7), to lessons on public transport after she moved house. Keegan and her children, including Klissaya (5), K-laya (4), Konan (18 months) and Keon (4 months), moved to a four-bedroom house in Radford, Nottingham last October. They originally lived in Kirkby-in-Ashfield, Notts., which is around 15 miles away. Keegan had wanted all of her children to go to Mellers Primary School, in Radford, but only K-laya was accepted. Meanwhile, Klissaya remains at Jeffries Primary School, in Kirkby-in-Ashfield, where she stays with her grandmother four days a week. But Kasta and Kydon were expelled from Jeffries Primary School - after they missed over 20 days of term. It means her two eldest children have been without education for more than a year and now Keegan claims she cannot get them a place at a suitable school.
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En una entrevista para un medio británico, ella explicó que su única oportunidad era que todos sus hijos asistieran a la misma escuela, la primaria Mellers, pero solo uno de los niños quedó y los otros comenzaron a asistir a una cerca de la casa de su madre. Lamentablemente, los niños se involucraron en líos y Kasta (9) y Kydon (7) fueron expulsados.

Pictured (L-R); Kasta (9), mum Keegan, Kydon (7). A single mum-of-six says two of her children have been without an education for over a YEAR - because she cannot find them a suitable school place. See NTI story NTISCHOOL. Unemployed Keegan Bradley ,30, originally had two of her kids booted out of school after claiming she couldn't afford to pay their bus fare. She said her £500-a-month child benefits could not cover the cost of getting Kasta (9), and Kydon (7), to lessons on public transport after she moved house. Keegan and her children, including Klissaya (5), K-laya (4), Konan (18 months) and Keon (4 months), moved to a four-bedroom house in Radford, Nottingham last October. They originally lived in Kirkby-in-Ashfield, Notts., which is around 15 miles away. Keegan had wanted all of her children to go to Mellers Primary School, in Radford, but only K-laya was accepted. Meanwhile, Klissaya remains at Jeffries Primary School, in Kirkby-in-Ashfield, where she stays with her grandmother four days a week. But Kasta and Kydon were expelled from Jeffries Primary School - after they missed over 20 days of term. It means her two eldest children have been without education for more than a year and now Keegan claims she cannot get them a place at a suitable school.
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Keegan asegura que ha tocado todas las puertas pero nadie le ha dado una respuesta concreta:

“La gente me sigue diciendo que aplique a otras escuelas, pero no quiero gastar mi tiempo en eso, es decir, tengo seis hijos y estoy bastante ocupada. A cada lugar que voy siento que me cierran la puerta”.

Pictured (L-R); K-laya (4), Kasta (9), Kydon (7) Klissaya (5) & mum Keegan. A single mum-of-six says two of her children have been without an education for over a YEAR - because she cannot find them a suitable school place. See NTI story NTISCHOOL. Unemployed Keegan Bradley ,30, originally had two of her kids booted out of school after claiming she couldn't afford to pay their bus fare. She said her £500-a-month child benefits could not cover the cost of getting Kasta (9), and Kydon (7), to lessons on public transport after she moved house. Keegan and her children, including Klissaya (5), K-laya (4), Konan (18 months) and Keon (4 months), moved to a four-bedroom house in Radford, Nottingham last October. They originally lived in Kirkby-in-Ashfield, Notts., which is around 15 miles away. Keegan had wanted all of her children to go to Mellers Primary School, in Radford, but only K-laya was accepted. Meanwhile, Klissaya remains at Jeffries Primary School, in Kirkby-in-Ashfield, where she stays with her grandmother four days a week. But Kasta and Kydon were expelled from Jeffries Primary School - after they missed over 20 days of term. It means her two eldest children have been without education for more than a year and now Keegan claims she cannot get them a place at a suitable school.
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El vocero del municipio de Nottingham expresó que están haciendo todo lo posible para apoyarla pero los colegios no tiene cupo por ahora…Y quién sabe cuándo tendrán, esa no es para nada una respuesta ante algo tan grave como no poder asistir a un colegio para educarse (digo yo). Se supone que el municipio debería solucionar esta situación ayudando a que encuentre un lugar que favorezca su situación. Si en un país desarrollado como Inglaterra pasan estas cosas, ya podemos entender cómo es que la cifra de jóvenes que no van al colegio en el mundo es tan alta.

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