School psychologists, officials and other experts will be in Glastonbury schools today to help students deal with tumultuous emotions after the tragic school shooting in Newtown on Friday.
Superintendent Alan B. Bookman sent e-mails to parents Saturday offering tips on how to help children deal with and contextualize the tragedy. Additional psychologists will also be present in the schools from the town’s youth services department, as well as additional private practice psychologists.
Teachers have been given instructions on how to talk to students and what not to do during the school day. There will also be police presence at each of the district’s nine schools today.
On Friday morning, police say Adam Lanza entered Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown armed and fired, killing 20 first-grade students and six adults.
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