A third of all parents of school-age children in the country are still scared for their children when they are at school, a figure that has not changed since the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. last December.
Josephine Gay’s mother could not be with her in her final, harrowing minutes inside Sandy Hook Elementary School. She struggles with it every day, but she has taken comfort from learning that Josephine’s aide wrapped her arms and body around her and other children, shielding them from the horror of a rampaging gunman.
Children who come with the ability to interact with computer screens and basic keyboard knowledge find it much easier to learn in today’s classrooms.
A bill that would establish a penalty for Connecticut parents and guardians who fail to report the disappearance of a child is being considered by the General Assembly, a response to the death of Florida toddler Caylee Anthony.