In UA schools, student safety is our No. 1 priority
Our community's and nation's schools should be the safest, warmest and most welcoming havens in our society.
And statistically, on any given day, they are the safe and welcoming shelters of teaching and learning that we want them to be and that they should be.
However, when a tragedy such as what transpired in Newtown, Conn., occurs, it shakes us to our core and causes us to ask the unanswerable questions of, "Why?" and, "Could it happen here?"