A couple of volunteer firefighters place flowers at a makeshift memorial at a sign for the Sandy Hook Elementary school, Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012 in Sandy Hook village of Newtown, Conn. The massacre of 26 children and adults at Sandy Hook Elementary school elicited horror and soul-searching around the world even as it raised more basic questions about why the gunman, 20-year-old Adam Lanza, would have been driven to such a crime and how he chose his victims. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
Minnesota teachers are prepared to handle school shootings
by Cathy Wurzer
, Minnesota Public Radio
December 17, 2012
ST. PAUL, Minn. —
The horrific massacre in Newtown, Conn., will certainly be on the minds of teachers and students around the country as they head back to school today.
Julie Blaha, president of the teachers union in the Anoka-Hennepin school district, spoke with MPR's Cathy Wurzer about how teachers will talk about the event with their students.
Cathy Wurzer is the host of Morning Edition for MPR News.