Dept. Of Ed: Students At Damaged Buildings To Be Relocated On Wednesday

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — New York City’s public schools will reopen Monday except for 65 schools that were badly damaged by Superstorm Sandy.

Students at those schools will be relocated to other city schools on Wednesday.

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Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott said Friday that officials need the extra two days to plan bus routes to get students to their new schools. He said it’s a very complex process.

The schools that serve New York City’s 1.1 million public school students have been closed since Monday. School officials say most of the schools did not sustain storm damage. But some schools experienced flooding and structural damage.

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Some students at the schools that are not opening Monday may not get word of the delayed opening. Many of them do not have power or reliable phone service.

More school closing information is available from the Department Of Education.

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