May 18, 2017

Puerto Rico: 179 public schools to close amid financial crisis

The US territory of Puerto Rico plans to close 179 schools due to crippling debt of more than $70 bn.

Officials say it’s an opportunity to re-invest in Puerto Rico’s education system but with thousands of students affected, many are now worried about the future.

Al Jazeera's Andy Gallacher reports from San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Al Jazeera

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