In a Heavily Puerto Rican City, Schools Scramble to Help Students Displaced by Hurricane

In a Heavily Puerto Rican City, Schools Scramble to Help Students Displaced by Hurricane

PBS NewsHour reports on our district’s work supporting students newly arrived from Puerto Rico.

Since Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico last year, more than 24,000 students have left for the U.S. mainland and more than 400 came to Hartford, Connecticut, where a third of residents identify as Puerto Rican. Now, Hartford is working to support the students amid a series of budget difficulties. Ivette Feliciano reports on the challenges facing the school system and students. Watch the video here.