News and Speeches

Statement of Schools Chancellor Walcott on Schools Closure


Due to Hurricane Sandy, City Schools Will be Closed to Students For A Third Day

"In response to damage, transportation closures, and the number of schools serving as shelters due to Hurricane Sandy, all New York City public schools will be closed to students tomorrow, October 31. All after-school activities and Public Schools Athletic League events will also be cancelled. Administrative offices will be open. Thank you to those who are reporting to shelter sites and to those who are volunteering to assist during this time.

"Please continue to monitor the news and for updates to the City's response."