Portable Classrooms No Place To Learn, Critics Say
Friday, May 09, 2014
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.