Although most of Puerto Rico’s schools have reopened since Hurricane Maria hit last September, many are struggling to operate with intermittent power and water. In addition, the island’s governor wants to close about 300 schools and introduce new educational options, a plan that has been blasted by many in the education community.
In this video, Andrew Ujifusa of Education Week provides an update from Puerto Rico on where the U.S. territory’s schools stand several months after the devastating storm.
- Crumbling Classrooms and Power Outages: Inside Puerto Rico’s Storm-Damaged Schools
- Inside Puerto Rico’s Recovery Efforts: On-the-Ground Coverage
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A version of this news article first appeared in the On Air: A Video Blog blog.