From Raising a Reader ❤️

05.24.2022 Team

Raising a Reader believes that all children, families and teachers should feel safe and supported on their school campuses to learn, to play, and to grow as humans. That sense of safety contributes to an overall feeling of connection and is critical to a student’s mental health, development and learning.

Our hearts go out to all those affected by the tragedy in Texas. We are devastated to hear of the tragic school shooting at Robb Elementary School, where innocent lives were lost, including those of 19 children and two teachers.

We send our most sincere condolences to the children, families, and community and all who have been affected by this unbelievable tragedy.

We stand strong with so many others in urging Congress to pass commonsense gun laws to keep our children safe.

Below are resources that can be helpful for students, teachers and families when discussing this incident, as it will receive widespread media coverage.

Sincerely,

Michelle Torgerson
President and CEO

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