Puerto Ricans Fear Schools Will Be Privatized in the Wake of Hurricane Maria (CER in the news)

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The Intercept

Nov 9, 1:00 AM

Puerto Ricans Fear Schools Will Be Privatized in the Wake of Hurricane Maria (CER in the news)

Puerto Rico’s Department of Education gets to determine which schools reopen, but the process has been anything but transparent. Public school advocates fear that the Department’s refusal to open habitable schools foreshadows permanent closures and school privatization. The department has already estimated up to a fifth of schools will never reopen.

Tags: school choice

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