The Miami-Dade School Board is bracing for what could be an overwhelming problem.

During Wednesday’s meeting they will discuss Superintendent Alberto Carvalho’s proposal that the school district join with the county’s congressional delegation in “calling on the federal government to provide resources, logistics, and funding necessary to address the pending influx of Cuban refugees.”

The school board said with the changing of U.S. relations with Cuba, thousands of refugees may be on the way and the school district, which is the fourth largest in the country, will need the extra money to accommodate their children.

Just before the start of the new year, several Central American countries reached a deal which will allow thousands of Cubans stranded in Costa Rica to continue their journey toward the U.S.

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