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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 14, 2012
For More Information Contact:
Tom Dunn, Jonathan Burman, or Antonia Valentine
(518) 474-1201
www.nysed.gov

EDUCATION COMMISSIONER JOHN B. KING, JR. STATEMENT ON
CONNECTICUT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL TRAGEDY

"There are no words to express the tremendous sense of loss and sadness we all feel right now.  Our schools are meant to be safe havens where children can learn, free from fear and violence. On behalf of the entire Board of Regents and the State Education Department, our thoughts and prayers go out to the victims of this horrific tragedy, as well as to their families and loved ones."

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Last Updated: December 14, 2012