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Tensions Rise as Puerto Rico’s Schools Face New Reality

February 9, 2018 4:33

Puerto Rico’s public schools were already facing major struggles before Hurricane Maria further destabilized them. The island’s leaders are now seeking to close over a quarter of the schools and introduce schools similar to charters, among other major changes. They say these are necessary to provide students with a better education. But others are alarmed these proposals, saying that existing public schools and teachers should be supported, not supplanted.

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