New York City Schools Reopen After Hurricane Sandy

The effort to reopen schools shut by Hurricane Sandy presented officials with a tangled puzzle and New York City’s 1.1 million students with a drastically altered landscape.

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  • City kids to make up school days lost when Hurricane Sandy ...
    PS/MS 43 in Queens is one of twelve schools damaged by Hurricane Sandy in Brooklyn and the Rockaways will re-open that day, as announced at a press conference inside by Mayor Bloomberg, Schools...
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  • Schools in Hurricane Sandy ravaged parts of New York City ...
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