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Puerto Rico's public schools face controversial reform

Clip: 09/18/2018 | 8m 38s

Puerto Rico's school system was struggling long before Hurricane Maria struck a year ago. But the disaster exacerbated deep problems, as schools were destroyed, thousands of children moved to the U.S. mainland and students struggle with trauma. Now, special correspondent Kavitha Cardoza of Education Week reports, the system is at a crossroads as the schools chief advocates for charter schools.

Aired: 09/18/18

Rating: NR

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