Puerto Rican Teachers, Students, and School Staff are Hopeful After Hurricane Maria

Listen to their stories.

John LaRue, former School Partnerships Coach, took a teaching job a month before Hurricane Maria. He reflects on his before, during, and after experiences of the hurricane and why he’s inspired by the island’s resilience. Read more.

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