5 Brooklyn schools reopen post-Sandy

Another 18 schools, including two in the borough, remain closed.

Classes are back in session at five Brooklyn

Classes are back in session at five Brooklyn schools for the first time since Superstorm Sandy.

BROOKLYN - Students at five Brooklyn schools spent their first full day at their original buildings since Superstorm Sandy struck the area three weeks ago.

P.S. 15 in Red Hook was one of the 47 schools that were relocated to different buildings because of damage from Sandy. Students and parents said they were happy to be back to their normal school building after a hectic two weeks.

The city says close to 8,000 students from 18 different schools are still in their temporary buildings due to ongoing repair work.

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