Sandy Hook Elementary: A Special School
From all accounts, Sandy Hook Elementary School is a very special school. In their efforts to ensure school safety, those at Sandy Hook did everything right, all the experts agree. The news media are full of stories of how the entire community has pulled together in the aftermath of the Dec. 14 shootings, and how much strength individuals are drawing from those community bonds.
In the wake of last week’s tragedy, I decided to visit the Newtown, Conn., school district website and the pages for Sandy Hook Elementary to learn more about this district and school.
What became instantly clear was that this strong community did not just happen by chance, but rather that the district and Sandy Hook have emphasized community as an essential element for...
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