School Tragedy in Connecticut - Send Your Condolences

We are deeply saddened by the horrific events that took place at Sandy Hook Elementary School on Friday. Our thoughts and prayers are with the families that tragically lost loved ones; we thank the teachers, school staff, first responders and healthcare workers who heroically prevented more lives from being lost; and our hearts go out to the children and the entire community of Newtown, Conn.

Send your messages of condolence and support to the students, staff, teachers and community of Newtown.

We grieve for the families of those who were lost, and offer our support to the community. Please help us make sure the people of Newtown see, hear and feel our support in this difficult time.

In unity,
Randi Weingarten
AFT President

P.S. For resources on dealing with incidences of school violence, including how to talk to children about these events, click here.

Back to NEWS