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New school opens at site of Sandy Hook shooting rampage 


August 28, 2016

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP, Aug. 29, 2016) – Elementary school students attended school in Sandy Hook on Monday for the first time since a shooting rampage there killed 20 first-graders and six educators.

Joseph Erardi, Newtown's School Superintendent, said it was a great and uneventful day for the just under 400 students at the new 86,000-square-foot Sandy Hook Elementary School, which was built to replace the one torn down after the December 2012 shooting.

"I spent all day there and it felt the way that it should feel," he said. "Students were excited to be there."

The $50 million replacement...

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