Puerto Rico’s higher education in crisis … check the demands of the ‘federal board’ … 😡
A report from the Associated Press.
The head of Puerto Rico’s largest public university announced on Tuesday that she has resigned just hours before she faced arrest for failing to reopen an institution that has been shut down by a student strike for nearly two months.
The university’s gates have remained locked and blocked by piles of desks and tires since late March as students protest $450 million in budget cuts sought by a federal control board overseeing the island’s finances. The island’s governor has proposed the cuts be reduced to $241 million, but no deal has been reached.
“Unfortunately, the university is being targeted by a disproportionate … and unfair funding cut that not only places the university’s physical…
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