As was the case following the school shootings in Newtown, Connecticut, so many of the stories coming out of Oklahoma City and Moore, Oklahoma, where deadly tornadoes hit on May 20, are about the heroic acts performed by teachers. Here are just a few of those stories.
Backpacks, Human Shields, Above and Beyond: The Oklahoma Teacher Heroes, The Atlantic Wire
The courage of teachers, CNN
Teachers: Heroes in a crisis–but otherwise under fire, MSNBC
How to Help
Donations: The Oklahoma Education Association has set up a relief fund to help victims of the recent tornadoes. Click here to help.
Messages of Support: You can also send a message to those affected by the Oklahoma storms.
NEA: We Stand with Oklahoma
Coping During Times of Crisis: A good list of resources