Public education in Puerto Rico
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Public education in Puerto Rico by Katherine Margaret O"Brien Cook

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Published by U.S. Govt. print. off. in Washington .
Written in English



  • Puerto Rico,
  • Puerto Rico.


  • Education -- Puerto Rico,
  • Puerto Rico -- Description and travel

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Edition Notes

Statementby Katherine M. Cook.
LC ClassificationsL111 .A6 1934, no. 5
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 52 p.
Number of Pages52
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL247689M
LC Control Numbere 35000017

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Education in Puerto Rico is viewed as important and is therefore compulsory for students between the ages of six and seventeen years. During Spanish rule education was restricted to Christian subjects and there were relatively few books available in Puerto Rico. It became compulsory for students to learn English in the early twentieth century.   The U.S. Congress in handed dictatorial powers in Puerto Rico to an unelected Fiscal Oversight and Management Board in the name of debt restructuring. This board has pushed massive cuts to public education and to the University of Puerto Rico, cuts to pensions, and a drive to privatize public services, including the electric utility. Get this from a library! A Land of hope in schools: a reader in the history of public education in Puerto Rico, [Osvaldo Rodríguez Pacheco;].   Keleher took the opportunity to further shrink the school system: Of the roughly 1, public schools left in Puerto Rico at the time of the storms, more than simply didn’t open again.

Best Public Elementary Schools in Puerto Rico About this List The Best Public Elementary Schools ranking is based on rigorous analysis of key statistics and millions of reviews from students and parents using data from the U.S. Department of Education. Tertiary Education. There are a wide variety of post-secondary colleges and universities in Puerto Rico. Some of these are state-controlled while others are privately owned. The oldest public institution is the University of Puerto Rico, which was established in in Rio Pedros, San Juan.   Shortly after assuming the responsibilities of Puerto Rico’s Secretary of Education in , I was confronted with the harsh reality of how students and families on the island are affected by.   Another similarity between the education system of Puerto Rico and the United States is the school lunch program. The Department of Education in Puerto Rico offer students in public school breakfast and lunch during the day. However, the Puerto Rico school lunches are free. In Puerto Rico, school day meals for all students are completely free.

Puerto Rico is a territory of the United States. Lesson Corner does, however, recognize Puerto Rico by listing hundreds of lessons with connections to Puerto Rico. Many of the lessons simply use Puerto Rico as an example of an island or of a place in the tropics, asking students to create a .   State Department of Education. P.O. Box San Juan, PR Phone: () Fax: () Website: State Higher Education Agency. Council on Education of Puerto Rico P.O. Box Ave. Ponce de Leon Edificio Hato Rey Center Piso 15 Hato Rey, PR Phone: () Fax: () Puerto Rico Department Of Education schools for this district: NCES District ID: State District ID: PR Mailing Address: Po Box San Juan, PR Physical Address: Calle Federico Costas NUM. Hato Rey, PR Phone: () Type: Local school district: Status: No change: Total Schools: 2 days ago  Puerto Rico Commonwealth of Puerto Rico Federal judge rules Puerto Ricans eligible for several benefits By Robert Slavin Aug , p.m. EDT.