Task force voted to tear down the school where 20 students and six teachers were shot and killed

A new school will be built on the same site

NEWTOWN, Conn. - Its been nearly five months since the horrific shooting in Newtown Connecticut but there is now a plan in place for the future of Sandy Hook Elementary School. 

Saturday, a 28-member task force of elected officials voted unanimously to tear down the school where 20 students and six teachers were shot and killed. 

A new school will be built on the same site. 

"Given the factors of everything we looked at and the most critical key is time, I think it's almost self-fulfilling that it's coming back," said Peter Barresi a Sandy Hook parent. 

The task force received 40 possible options for the new building sites. 

But they finally decided against moving the school to a new location and also decided against renovation. 

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