Superintendent seeks 'normal day'
(NEWSER) – It's the first day back at Sandy Hook Elementary for survivors of last month's shooting—and itsnew campus, guarded by law enforcement, is "the safest school in America," police tell the AP. Police are checking every car that enters campus, and there are unspecified "security devices" on site, NBC News reports. Still, Superintendent Janet Robinson is trying to make today as "normal" as possible, and says the students will follow their regular schedule. Much work was done on the new school, which used to be a middle school in a nearby town, to make the students feel at home.
- Chalk Hill Middle School was renamed Sandy Hook Elementary School; bathroom floors were raised so its new, younger inhabitants can reach the toilets; and some of the familiar furniture from the old school was brought in, the Hartford Courant notes.
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