There is talk of demolishing and rebuilding Robb Primary School. Here’s what happened after the other school massacres


But at some point, the lessons will have to resume. Now, questions abound about whether or not a school destroyed by the massacre should reopen.

“In many cases, these schools are closed or completely renovated in an effort to reduce the painful reminders they have become for members of the community,” he said, Violence Prevention Center At Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

It is not clear what will happen with Robb Elementary School, which ended its school year just days before the May 24 massacre.

But when President Joe Biden visited Yuvaldi on Sunday, he told Texas Senator Roland Gutierrez, “We’re going to look to demolish that school and build a new one,” Gutierrez said. CNN affiliate KSAT.

Gutierrez said there is a federal grant process for schools to be demolished after a mass shooting. This fact alone is frustrating.

“What kind of world do we live in that legislation was created to demolish these schools?” Gutierrez told the KSAT.

Here’s a look at what happened to the other schools after the deadly rampage:

Sandy Hook Elementary School

Attack date: December 14 2012

Site: Newtown, Connecticut

Number of victims killed: 26 (including 20 children aged 6-7 years and six adults)

What happened to the school: The school was completely demolished and rebuilt.

Three weeks after the gruesome attack, Sandy Hook students Travel to the nearby city of Monroe She started attending classes at Chalk Hill Middle School, which It is no longer used as a middle school.
Four years after the massacre, the newly reconstructed Sandy Hook Elementary School opened to students – including Fourth graders who were kindergarten during the bloodbath.

Columbine High School

A police patrol outside Columbine High School in 2019, days before the 20th anniversary of a massacre at the school.

Attack date: April 20 1999

Site: Littleton, Colorado

Number of victims killed: 13 (including 12 students and 1 teacher)
What happened to the school: Columbine High School closed for the remainder of the school year. Officials said the attack damaged nearly 23,000 square feet of the school and left an estimated 900 to 1,000 bullet holes and shrapnel in walls and ceilings.
Four months later, at the start of the new school year, most of the school reopened—except for the library, where most of the carnage followed. He. She was demolished and It was replaced by a newly built school librarycalled the Library of Hope.

Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School

Attack date: February 14, 2018

Site: Parkland, Florida

Number of victims killed: 17 (Including 14 students and three staff)
What happened to the school: Students returned to campus two weeks after the massacre. But School Building 12 is where most of the victims were killed, It was locked behind emergency tape with its windows covered. a new construction Later the makeshift classrooms the students were using were replaced in the aftermath of the massacre.

Santa Fe High School

Attack date: May 18, 2018

Site: Santa Fe, Texas

Number of victims killed: 10 (Including eight students and two teachers)

What happened to the school: The students returned 11 days after the bloodshed.

despite of There are only two days left in the school yearKaitlyn Richards said she didn’t want her high school career to end in massacre.

“I don’t know if we’ll ever be ready to go back to school,” she told CNN affiliate KTRK on the day school resumed.

“But I don’t want that last day to be the last of my memories of my senior year. I just want to know that I can see all my classmates again.”

CNN’s Jennifer Henderson contributed to this report.