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Odaric Rodriguez Ortega and his mother, Sue-Ellen Ortega, embrace at the Federico Asenjo School in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Closed to students, the school serves meals and potable water to those like the Ortegas whose lives have been disrupted by Hurricane Maria. —Swikar Patel/Education Week. San Juan, Puerto Rico. Odaric Rodriguez Ortega loves history class, is missing his favorite teacher Mrs. Fontanez, and hasn’t been back to class at Manuel Boada Elementary since Hurricane Maria struck. Ten years old and in the 5th grade, Odaric was back at school in San Juan over the weekend—but he wasn’t at his own school, and he wasn’t in class. Instead, he was at Federico Asenjo School here, get... Full story

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