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News Puerto Rico » Education: Motel misery: Hundreds fled Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico only to end up functionally homeless in Florida

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/they-fled-maria-in-puerto-rico-now-theyre-in-motels/ar-AAw83bo
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

"If FEMA does not approve the (Puerto Rico) government's request, students currently finishing the school year in the mainland will be deprived of their education, as well as their housing." It's not clear whether FEMA will decide to extend the program ...

News Puerto Rico » Education: Board votes to double tuition at Puerto Rico university

News channel or source: http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/board-votes-double-tuition-puerto-rico-university-54612191
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

A majority of federal control board members voted Friday to more than double tuition at Puerto Rico's largest public university despite heavy criticism the increase will make higher education unaffordable. Six of seven members also voted to cut benefits at ...

News Puerto Rico » Education: Puerto Rico’s recovery, 7 months after Hurricane Maria

News channel or source: https://www.pbs.org/newshour/nation/puerto-ricos-recovery-7-months-after-hurricane-maria
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

Earlier this month, Puerto Rico’s education officials announced the closure of 283 public schools for the next school year. The island will begin the fall school year with 827 operational facilities. Puerto Rico Education Secretary Julia Keleher told the ...

News Puerto Rico » Education: The children of Puerto Rico deserve and excellent education: Letter to the Editor

News channel or source: http://www.cleveland.com/letters/index.ssf/2018/04/the_children_of_puerto_rico_de.html
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

Thank you for the article on Puerto Rico related to the attack being waged on public schools in order to establish charter schools with public money. It seems like the ultra conservative forces are attempting to exploit the disaster within Puerto Rico to ...

News Puerto Rico » Education: Seven months after Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico is still recovering

News channel or source: https://www.marketplace.org/2018/04/19/education/seven-months-after-hurricane-maria-puerto-rico-still-recovering
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

Teachers participate in a one-day strike against the government's privatization drive in public education in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on March 19. - RICARDO ARDUENGO/AFP/Getty Images It's been seven months since Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico, and the ...

News Puerto Rico » Education: Puerto Rico board's turnaround plan promises more austerity

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-puertorico-debt-fiscal/puerto-rico-boards-turnaround-plan-promises-more-austerity-idUSKBN1HP3B4
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

Puerto Rico’s benchmark general obligation bond has long traded ... It also notes its proposed public education model would “decrease headcount requirements.” Rossello has vociferously opposed layoffs and pension cuts, while insisting the board ...

News Puerto Rico » Education: Puerto Rico Endures Country-Wide Blackout

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/puerto-rico-endures-country-wide-163702747.html
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

PR’s education secretary, Julia Keleher ... could impact the daily lives of some families and the school communities in general.” This post Puerto Rico Endures Country-Wide Blackout first appeared on Vibe.

News Puerto Rico » Education: Board approves austerity plans for Puerto Rico amid protests

News channel or source: http://www.startribune.com/control-board-meeting-to-ok-austerity-plans-for-puerto-rico/480205233/
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

Hours before the meeting began Thursday, Puerto Rico's government announced it would try to trim its workforce by offering some workers, including in police and education departments, inducements to leave. Gerardo Portela, executive director of the island ...

News Puerto Rico » Education: Worried, sick and weary, Puerto Rican families settle in Cleveland

News channel or source: http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2018/04/worried_sick_and_weary_puerto_1.html
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

A report by CNN estimated that 179,000 flew from Puerto Rico to the United States since Sept. 20. Puerto Rico's education officials say so many students have left the island that 283 schools will close. Since last may May, schools have lost 38,762 students ...

News Puerto Rico » Education: Hurricane season is coming and Puerto Rico still has a big power problem

News channel or source: https://www.pbs.org/newshour/show/hurricane-season-is-coming-and-puerto-rico-still-has-a-big-power-problem
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

In Puerto Rico, it’s happening because the system that was put in ... Because, you know what, in the end, they say they don’t have education because of all this debt restructuring and the consolidations of schools, et cetera. They don’t have ...