11/07/12 9:30am


Image source: DNAinfo – Beach Channel High School before Hurricane Sandy hit

Homeschooling has become the number one choice for some parents in hurricane ravished Rockaway peninsula, according to DNAinfo. Parents would rather keep them home and educate them there (or skip class entirely) than send them into parts of Queens they are unfamiliar with and/or too far from home. In the words of Belle Harbor resident Kristine Memoli, “If something happens to my children, I won’t know and won’t have a way to get to them.”