Yesterday, the Puerto Rico Teachers Association did not rule out the possibility of a strike if the Legislature passes Ricardo Rosselló´s education reform bill, which allows for the creation of charter schools on the island.

For the Teachers Association the privatization of school management of the Education Department would be detrimental for the island´s education system.

“If the bill is approved … Teachers should know that they would have lost everything. So it is better to loose one or two months salary, than their whole life, “said Aida Díaz, president of the Teachers Association, in a press conference.

However, the Association hopes not to get to that point, so yesterday they announced their action plan to prevent the bill from being approved in the Legislature.

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