Sandy Hook task force recommends demolishing, rebuilding school
A task force recommended replacing the Sandy Hook Elementary School building in Newtown, Connecticut.
May 12th, 2013
10:53 PM ET

Sandy Hook task force recommends demolishing, rebuilding school

By Ben Brumfield, CNN

(CNN) - To erase some of the emotional scars left behind from the December shooting massacre at the Sandy Hook Elementary School, an advisory board wants the building torn down and replaced.

The Sandy Hook Task Force voted unanimously late Friday to recommend to the Newtown, Connecticut, board of education to build a new school on the site of the existing building.

Adam Lanza burst into the Sandy Hook Elementary School on December 14, 2012 armed with a semiautomatic Bushmaster .223 caliber rifle and two handguns. He opened fire killing 26 people, 20 of them children, before taking his own life.

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    May 19, 2013 at 11:02 pm |
  2. Tiffany

    Yes , Sandy was devasting. It didnt do much to Chocowinity down here. People still deserve to have an education. Doesnt matter who , or how their getting it. I wouldn't mind sitting in a old barn that smells like old toilet water , for the sake of my education.

    May 13, 2013 at 4:19 pm |