“PROMESA” Floor Debate Makes a Great Civics Lesson

The current polarization of the two major political parties in the United States can make it hard to get across the idea of bipartisan cooperation… Read More

Puerto Rico’s Status Resource Roundup

Puerto Rico Report provides comprehensive coverage of news about Puerto Rico’s status, including both breaking news on relevant events in Puerto Rico and on the… Read More

For Students and Educators: Puerto Rico in the News

It’s hard for students to be able to judge the value of a source. Help your class with critical reading skills and digital citizenship as… Read More

More than a 51st Star

Disputes about statehood for Puerto Rico focus on many issues, from language to taxes, but one of the simplest questions is also one of the… Read More

Online K-12 Educational Resources on Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico may be underrepresented in both state standards and textbooks, but there are additional resources available to educators now. Teachers often use online resources… Read More

What Do Mainland Students Learn about Puerto Rico?

Textbooks still do a meager job of presenting the history of Puerto Rico and of Puerto Rico’s relationship with the U.S. Do U.S. standards require… Read More

Student Publications Examine Puerto Rico’s Political Status

The political status of Puerto Rico as been a contentious issue on the islands for more than a century, but many on the mainland have… Read More

For Educators: A Writing Lesson on Puerto Rico

Teaching high school or college students to write research papers requires an arguable topic, one for which there are multiple reasonable points of view and… Read More

Federico Degetau y González, Puerto Rico’s First Resident Commissioner

Federico Degetau y González was the first Resident Commissioner of Puerto Rico to the United States House of Representatives, a position he held from 1901… Read More

Less College Aid for Students in Territory than in States

Puerto Rico has “the sixth highest rate of college enrollment in the world,” according to a claim of the ‘commonwealth’ party administration of the territorial… Read More