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  • December 17, 2012  

    As parents around the country nervously dropped their children off at school the week after a mass shooting at a Connecticut elementary school, Jeffrey Brown talks to psychaistrist Dr. Nancy Rappaport and psychologist Amy Smith about what to say and what not to say to children in times of crisis, and the importance of routine. Continue reading

  • December 16, 2012    

    Children hold stuffed animals during a vigil held at Newtown High School Sunday. One way parents can support their children in a time of stress is by helping them to participate in their normal routine as much as possible. Photo … Continue reading

  • December 16, 2012    

    PBS NewsHour correspondent Hari Sreenivasan talks to Adam Lanza’s former classmate in a Google Hangout. NEWTOWN, Conn. — Kyle Kromberg, a junior at Endicott College, took three years of Latin in high school with Adam Lanza, the man police say … Continue reading

  • December 16, 2012    

    NEWTOWN, Conn. — Dr. Jeannie V. Pasacreta is a psychologist and resident of Newtown. She helps people deal with trauma, stress and even teaches others how to recognize the signs. She offered the following advice to parents on recognizing behavioral … Continue reading

  • December 16, 2012    

    A sign at a business located in Newtown, Conn., the site of the mass shooting Friday at Sandy Hook Elementary School. Photos by Hari Sreenivasan/PBS NewsHour. DANBURY, Conn. — I realize it has been a while since I’ve traveled to … Continue reading

  • December 14, 2012    

    Today’s shootings in Connecticut have given rise to many discussions online about violence, guns and school safety. President Obama did not discuss gun control during his statement today, but he did promise “meaningful action.” NBC’s David Gregory posed this question … Continue reading

  • December 14, 2012    

    A young boy is comforted outside Sandy Hook Elementary School after a shooting in Newtown, Conn., Friday. Photo by Michelle McLoughlin/Reuters As we learn more about Friday’s shooting that left at least 28 dead, including 20 children, at an elementary … Continue reading

  • December 14, 2012    

    A shooting Friday at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., has left at least 27 dead including 20 children, according to the Associated Press. We collected tweets, photos and updates as events unfolded Friday.

  • December 14, 2012    

    In a news conference Friday afternoon, state police Lt. Paul Vance announced that police responded to 911 emergency calls from Sandy Hook Elementary School received at 9:30 a.m. this morning. A shooter was reported to have entered the school and … Continue reading

  • December 14, 2012   BY  

    A shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., Friday left the gunman dead and at least 28 dead, including 20 children. Continue reading

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