Palm Beach County Schools Enrolling Students Displaced by Hurricane Dorian

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Abaco residents are evacuated from the island at the airport in the wake of Hurricane Dorian in Marsh Harbour, Great Abaco, Bahamas, September 8, 2019. (REUTERS/Loren Elliott)

Public schools in Palm Beach County, Florida are helping students from the Bahamas who have been displaced from their homes following Hurricane Dorian by enrolling them in local schools.

As of September 11, at least 15 students from the Bahamas have enrolled in the district, according to Palm Beach County School District spokeswoman Julie Houston Triste.

After registering, Bahamian students will be placed at a school depending on where they are staying, WPTV reported. Students without documentation of immunizations will also be able to attend school as Palm Beach County Schools will waive those requirements for 30 days while the district gets the records updated.
“They need to get back to being safe, they need to get back to being around kids around…

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