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Hurricane Sandy Schools

The Impact of Superstorm Sandy on New York City School Closures and Attendance

Rajashri Chakrabarti | Posted 02.23.2013 | Education
Rajashri Chakrabarti

After the dust from Hurricane Sandy settles and schools resume their normal activity, many may wonder how the disruptions from Sandy might affect student performance. There could be effects simply from the lost days of school.

Student Never Misses A Day Despite Destroyed Home, Flooded School

Posted 12.11.2012 | Education

After Hurricane Sandy devastated communities along the East Coast, families went umpteen days without power or heat and New Jersey and New York studen...

Education Providers Help Students Affected by Hurricane Sandy

Zev Gotkin | Posted 01.20.2013 | Impact
Zev Gotkin

Hurricane Sandy left much destruction in its wake, galvanizing emergency services and volunteers to aid those severely affected by the disaster. Most ...

After Sandy: Back to School, Back to Normal

James Rosenberg | Posted 01.27.2013 | Impact
James Rosenberg

In the wake of a natural disaster, rebuilding homes, repairing transportation infrastructure, and restoring power are understandably a primary focus of relief efforts and dollars. But it is important to focus on reopening and resupplying our schools, as well

New York City Students To Make Up Days Missed From Hurricane Sandy

Posted 11.20.2012 | Education

City officials announced Monday that New York City students will see their weeklong winter break cut short by three days to make up the school days mi...

New Jersey Teachers Provide Support For Young Storm Victims

Posted 11.13.2012 | Education

Hurricane Sandy devastated communities along the east coast and kept New Jersey and New York students out of school for a week or more. Families went ...

Students In Displaced Schools Can Attend Nearest One They Can Get To

Posted 11.09.2012 | Education

New York City public school students whose schools were displaced due to Hurricane Sandy can now enroll in the nearest school they can get to, the NYC...

A Happy Ending For School Hit Hard By Superstorm

| Sarah Garland | Posted 01.06.2013 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of The Hechinger Report's HechingerEd blog. It was chaotic and cold at many schools in the region hit hard by Super...

Pennsylvania Schools Shut By Storm Returning To Normalcy

The Morning Call | Steve Esack | Posted 01.06.2013 | Education

Aliya Johnson loves her school. She told her mom that on Monday morning when she saw Lincoln Elementary for the first time in over a week. Lest her ...

Superstorm Snows Put School Systems Behind Schedule

Charleston Daily Mail, W.Va. | Dave Boucher | Posted 01.23.2014 | Education

CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- A snow day is more than a chance for children to go sledding or an inconvenience for parents. When schools are closed for an ext...

Conditions In New York Schools Originally To Reopen To Students 'Appalling'

Posted 11.04.2012 | Education

New York City officials have reversed a decision to reopen eight city high schools to students, NY1 reports. Mayor Michael Bloomberg had originall...

NYC Closes School For Second Day On Tuesday

AP | Posted 10.29.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- Mayor Michael Bloomberg says New York City schools will remain closed on Tuesday as Hurricane Sandy approaches. The city had closed its 1...