The storm known as Sandy has shut down the schools for the rest of the week. Families scrambled to adjust their schedules and city crews started repairs on the 200 damaged school buildings.
The Bronx middle school Aspire Preparatory claims it is being unfairly tarnished because of one especially bad year. The school earned its first F last year when a high number of teachers were absent and it had to lean heavily on a revolving door of substitutes. Now it will likely be phased out, only a few years after it took the place of an even less successful school.
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