Newtown superintendent: ‘They don’t want to walk back into that building’

“We are all in pain,” said Newtown Superintendent of Schools Janet Robinson Wednesday morning on NBC’s “Today” show.

“We lost some wonderful people,” Robinson said. “We will never not be affected.”

Robinson said the school district is not sure yet what will happen to Sandy Hook Elementary School, the scene of the horrific shooting where 20 students and 6 school staffers died. The State Police are continuing to hold the building as a crime scene for an investigation that could take months.

Students will be heading back to school after Christmas break, sometime after January 1. They will be at Chalk Hill School in Monroe.

“At this point, the teachers are telling me, and the parents are telling me, they don’t want to walk back into that building,” Robinson said.

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Tom Cleary