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One day after teacher's on-campus suicide, students back in class
One day after teacher's on-campus suicide, students back in class

Grief counselors were being sent to schools throughout an Orange County school district Tuesday, a day after a teacher apparently committed suicide in a classroom and her body was found by students and faculty. On Tuesday, the district sent members of its crisis response team to El Dorado High School, where the body of photography teacher Jillian Jacobson, 31, was found hanging from the ceiling inside her classroom. The district also provided on its website a guide on how adults could speak with adolescents about death. “Words could never express our true sorrow regarding this loss," Doug Domene, the Placentia-Yorba Linda schools superintendent, said in a statement. ...

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