Sandy Hook students, families tour new school

MONROE, Conn. — Sandy Hook elementary school students reunited with their teachers for the first time since the deadly shooting three weeks ago.

Classes will resume on Thursday. But on Wednesday, students and their parents toured their new school, a nearby middle school.

For weeks, teachers have worked to recreate every aspect of their school. Everything from desks, backpacks, children's coats and even the pencils are the same.

"A great deal of thought and effort to make this as seamless as possible," said Newtown Superintendent Janet Robinson.

The sign outside has been changed to read Sandy Hook Elementary.

And green ribbons of support line the road to the school.

Extra counselors and police officers will be on hand to help students and teachers.

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