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Portable Classrooms No Place To Learn, Critics Say04:44

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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.


This segment aired on May 9, 2014.

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