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A Model Statement    

On the day after the Sandy Hook shootings, Newtown’s then-Superintendent Janet Robinson spoke of the “incredible acts of heroism” by school staff that helped save many students’ lives. James Harvey, who conducted the accompanying interview, believes Robinson’s statement is a model for how school leaders can help a traumatized community deal with its grief.

You can find video of her statement at www.youtube.com/watch?v=dpop3pRHxIo.


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