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School Crisis in Connecticut is a website intended to serve as a singular place of sharing, communication, and contact with the families of those who lost their lives in the tragic shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, CT on December 14, 2012.


NEA Health Information Network Resources

NEA Healthy Futures Crisis Guide
This guide contains resources on preparing for, reacting to, and responding to a crisis. See especially:

Talking to Children about Violence
Parents and school personnel can help children feel safe by establishing a sense of normalcy and security and talking with them about their fears.

The Voices of Educators

To the custodians, counselors, librarians, teachers and staff of Sandy Hook Elementary. To the principal, to the precious students and their families. Check out our slideshow with the thoughts of educators across the nation in these moments of tragedy.

NEA President Dennis Van Roekel on the Sandy Hook School Tragedy

NEA President Dennis Van Roekel offers his condolences to the Sandy Hook Elementary School community and calls for us to come together and shape a meaningful plan of action to ensure the safety of our children and their educators.

Honoring Newtown

Take a moment for quiet reflection over the loss of 20 innocent, young school children and six cherished educators.


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Engage us on Twitter with the hashtags #newtown and #sandyhook.

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