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School for Children

Responding to Boston

Posted by Alexis Wright on April 18, 2013

As educators, we have had to write a variation of this letter too many times to our school families. This school year alone, we experienced Hurricane Sandy, then the tragedy in Newtown, and now the deadly bombings in Boston that claimed three lives, including that of an 8 year old ...

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School for Children

In the Aftermath of Newtown

Posted by Anne Santa on December 15, 2012

UPDATED Dear Parents and Educators, Our children are growing up in a world where they are more and more aware of times of disaster, natural and human made. With the media and rapid travel of news, only our very youngest children are now out of “earshot of news.” Today our ...

tagged: advice, child life, disasters, psychology, tragedy

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