In the wake of tragedy Knox Schools reassures

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) --- While parents in Connecticut bury young victims of a mass shootings, school officials in Knoxville welcome young students back to the classroom. And have advice for parents who's kids might be asking about Sandy Hook.

A list of seven guidelines was sent to teachers in schools on Monday.

The key points covered everything from dealing with specific age groups to how television coverage might affect them.

The schools want to reassure the students that their hallways are safe.

Teachers have been told not to bring up Sandy Hook but to be prepared for any questions students may have.

There are no plans to increase the number of officers in our county schools.