Beth Fertig is the contributing editor for education, covering the New York City public school system for WNYC on air and online at SchoolBook.org. She has covered education in the city for more than 15 years. Beth is the author of Why cant u teach me 2 read? Three Students and a Mayor Put Our Schools to the Test (FSG Books) which grew out of a radio series on the low graduation rate for special education students. Follow her @bethfertig.
EMS Workers Continue to Help at WTC Site
Monday, October 15, 2001
New York, New York —The city's fire and police departments suffered the biggest losses in uniformed service members on September 11th. But eight Emergency Medical Service workers were also among the missing, and nearly ninety more were injured. As WNYC’s Beth Fertig reports, many EMS workers have been returning to the site of the World Trade Center in an effort to help, and make some sense of the tragedy.