2 edition of Education in Porto Rico. found in the catalog.
Education in Porto Rico.
|Other titles||The second-unit rural schools of Porto Rico.|
|Statement||by Francisco Vizcarrondo, assistant commissioner of education. 1930. Pub. by the Insular department of education.|
|Contributions||Puerto Rico. Dept. of Education.|
|LC Classifications||LA501 .V5|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||15,  p.|
|Number of Pages||15|
|LC Control Number||30000314|
Education in Porto Rico. The second-unit rural schools of Porto Rico, pre-vocational schools for pupils of intermediate grades, by Francisco Vizcarrondo. Puerto Rico, officially Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Spanish Estado Libre Asociado de Puerto Rico, self-governing island commonwealth of the West Indies, associated with the United easternmost island of the Greater Antilles chain, it lies approximately 50 miles (80 km) east of the Dominican Republic, 40 miles (65 km) west of the Virgin Islands, and 1, miles (1, km) .
Puerto Rico's education woes didn't start with Hurricane Maria, but the devastation wreaked by the storm has left the territory's education system in serious distress. The first half of the s witnessed unprecedented population growth in Puerto Rico. Most of the growth resulted from Spanish immigration as a Spanish subjects from other parts of the hemisphere--including troops and other peninsulares from former Spanish possessions that had recently achieved their independence--and refugees from adjacent Caribbean islands came to Puerto Rico. While Puerto.
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