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Leonardo Castañeda
Leonardo Castañeda is a reporter and economic analyst for inewsource. To contact him with tips, suggestions or corrections, please email leocastaneda [at] inewsource [dot] org.
How many portable classrooms are there at your school?

How many portable classrooms are there at your school?

When a school district in California runs out of space and needs more classrooms, it typically has the option to put up a new building or to install a portable classroom. You’ve seen them, those familiar structures used as offices on construction sites. In this episode of the inewsource podcast we look at how those classrooms, often considered just temporary measures by school administrators, have become a permanent fixture at school sites throughout the county. This podcast is evolving and we want to know what you think. Comment on this post or email us and tell us what you like about the show, how we can make it better and what kinds of stories you’d like us to cover. In this episode reporter Leo Castaneda discusses portable classrooms with data journalist Joe Yerardi. Read More »