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Mass. parents check on their children in wake of shooting

School districts around suburban Boston are reassuring frantic parents that they have appropriate safety measures in place after a mass shooting at a Connecticut elementary school left 27 dead, most of them children.

In Newton, Superintendent David Fleishman sent a short message to parents letting them know that staff will be available for support on Monday if students want to talk about the shooting.

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