CHICAGO (AP) -- Schools throughout Illinois planned to have counselors available Monday to
help students who might feel anxious after the Connecticut school massacre.
Chicago Public Schools says it will have grief counselors available, as
needed. Champaign school superintendent Judy Wiegand says officials will be
available to speak to parents who have concerns, too.
Schools around Illinois
are also reviewing safety plans. School officials say they've been preparing
for all types of emergencies, holding drills for tornadoes, fires and lockdown
situations, which would cover a school shooting
The school shooting in Connecticut
claimed the lives of 26 people, including 20 children.