Hurricane Sandy 10 years later: Educators and parents reflect on how the storm shaped them
Hurricane Sandy blew into New York City late on Oct. 29, 2012, when the city’s hundreds of school buildings were empty of students and staff.
In the days that followed, the physical toll of the storm on the city’s schools became clear. Some 200 schools were damaged, from flooded auditoriums to a lack of heat and more severe structural issues. When schools reopened a week later, 65 relocated and shared space in other buildings while repairs were underway.
But the storm’s impact stretched beyond infrastructure. As the 10th anniversary of the storm approaches, Chalkbeat talked to educators and others in schools about the storm’s other lasting legacies — from strengthening bonds to creating community to striving to improve safety.
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