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The first known record relating to education in Puerto Rico may be said to be a royal order dated March 20, 1503 to Nicolás de Ovando, Governor General of the West Indies. This decree ordered that a church be built in each settlement, together with an adjoining house where children might assemble twice a day to be taught by the priest to read and write.  >>more...>>

Title:     "Education," from Puerto Rico: A Guide to the Island of Boriquén
Author:    Puerto Rico Reconstruction Administration
Date:     1940

Publisher:     The University Society, Inc. New York
Type:     American Guide Series

Listed Under:
Education
Puerto Rico

Notes:     From Puerto Rico: A Guide to the Island of Boriquén
Compiled and Written by the Puerto Rico Reconstruction Administration in Co-operation with the Writer's Program of the Work Projects Administration

American Guide Series
Sponsored by the Puerto Rico Department of Education
The University Society, Inc. New York, 1940, p. 120-129.