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Remembering the 21 lives lost at Robb Elementary as new school year begins

Counselors specializing in trauma and grief might be accessible to employees and college students throughout all campuses.

UVALDE, Texas — The anticipation for the first day of school is constructing for college students and employees at Robb Elementary.

For the first time since the tragedy three months in the past—that took the lives of 19 college students and two academics, college students might be again in the classroom.

Some dad and mom and their kids are hesitant about going again to school.

Many are frightened about their security and really feel like not sufficient has been accomplished to guard them.

Still, directors say they’re going to verify college students have a profitable begin to the school year saying they’re going to like on the college students, employees and their dad and mom, whereas additionally preserving the 21 lost as an inspiration as they return to school.

They’ve delayed the begin of the school year to strengthen safety and security at their campuses. 

Related story: Uvalde college students return to school Tuesday for the first time since the Robb Elementary tragedy

For many college students, it is going to be an emotional day.

That’s why counselors specializing in trauma and grief might be accessible to college students and employees at all campuses.

One of the organizations offering help is the (*21*)’s Bereavement Center of South Texas. They’re one in every of many, serving on the floor and so they’ve raised $2.4 million to open a middle in Uvalde.

They’ve additionally spent the summer season coaching academics and employees, as a result of a lot of the college students will now be wanting towards the adults for help.

“To help them understand how they keep themselves safe to know someone is there in case they feel they really can’t handle a moment or they need a moment, a moment away from other children.”

A complete of six counselors and social staff have joined the Uvalde CISD staff this year.

School started at 7:40 a.m.

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