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    Talking with Kids About Tragic Events
    Posted on 07/08/2016

    The events of this last week have left our nation and community in a state of grief. Students’ safety and emotional well being are a primary concern of Seattle Public Schools.

    Students are likely feeling the impact of this week’s devastating and tragic events. Students may be feeling sad, scared, confused or angry.

    The following resources can help you discuss troubling events with children:

    Seattle Public Schools is dedicated to maintaining a positive school climate that promotes student learning and development. We strive to help foster school communities where we all can feel safe, respected and engaged.

    In the wake of the tragedies, the district’s work on race and equity is as important as ever. We each have an important role to play in changing our nation’s current narrative and healing our community.

    Responding to events in June, Superintendent Nyland stated, “it is in times like these that we need to draw on the strengths of our communities and respond with love, respect and support for all.”