Across the country, thousands of students go to school in “portable classrooms.” There are an estimated 385,000 of these modular buildings — a quick fix for overcrowding and a lack of funds for new facilities.
Many of these “temporary” structures are still around. And critics say they’re not the places for students to learn.
From the Here & Now Contributor’s Network, KUOW’s Ashley Ahearn reports.
- Ashley Ahearn, environment reporter at KUOW and part of the multimedia collaborative project EarthFix. She tweets @aahearn.