Sunday, December 28, 2014

Follow us:
Follow @NY1 on Twitter Follow NY1 News on Facebook Follow NY1 News on Google+ Subscribe to this news feed 

News

Collapsing Wall Forces East Village Students To Other Schools

  • Text size: + -
TWC News: Collapsing Wall Forces East Village Students To Other Schools
Play now

Time Warner Cable video customers:
Sign in with your TWC ID to access our video clips.

out of 10

Free Video Views Remaining

To get you to the stories you care about, we are offering everyone 10 video views per month.

Access to our video is always free for Time Warner Cable video customers who login with their TWC ID.

  To view our videos, you need to
enable JavaScript. Learn how.
install Adobe Flash 9 or above. Install now.

Then come back here and refresh the page.

A collapsing wall at their school sent students at two East Village schools to class in other locations.

Department of Education officials say the wall began to separate from the rest of the building on East 12th Street on Monday.

Students at East Community School will now report to Norman Thomas High School and Girls Prepatory Charter School will temporarily call PS 188 home.

"I don't feel like there's any problem of safety for us," said student Javian Torres. "They got us out and if anything would have happened during the middle of the day, they would have evacuated us right there and got the parents to come and pick us up. So there's no danger, I feel."

No injuries were reported.

The DOE says it doesn't know when repairs at the building will be finished.

10.11.12.248 ClientIP: 54.211.181.45, 184.51.126.20 UserAgent: CCBot/2.0 (http://commoncrawl.org/faq/) Profile: TWCSAMLSP