Mother of Sandy Hook victim spurs new security in Massachusetts schools

Monday, April 28, 2014

One month after Michele Gay’s 7-year-old daughter, Josephine, was shot and killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., she said her two older daughters asked many questions.

But one stuck out specifically in her mind: “Are we going to be safe in these schools?”

The girls were talking about the schools in their new home in Massachusetts.

Michele and her husband, Bob, had been planning a move in 2012 to a Boston suburb specifically for Josephine, citing the school district’s superb program for autistic students.

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