Playing Catch Up in the Rockaways

Playing Catch Up in the Rockaways

February 13, 2013 at 12:13 pm

The New York Times’ Emma Cott reports on Rockaway Park High School students after Hurricane Sandy.

In this week’s edition of MetroFocus,  multimedia reporter Emma Cott takes us to Rockaway Park High School for Environmental Sustainability, where students are still playing catch up more than 100 days after hurricane Sandy.

The school, which overlooks Jamaica Bay on Rockaway Peninsula, was flooded and filled with oil from a damaged boiler. While the building was being restored, some students attended Masbeth High School in Queens, about an hour away. But many 11th Graders have fallen behind, as Cott reports for The New York Times.

View the video on The New York Times website.