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September 14, 2001

NetDay Offers Online Crisis Support To Educators, Parents

Irvine, CA -- NetDay has established a free listserv for educators, parents and others around the country to share their questions, thoughts and stories about how they have been explaining the tragic incidents at the World Trade Center and Pentagon to children.

"We invite educators, parents and community leaders to join us in supporting each other in helping children around the country and the world grapple with the actions that have impacted all of us," said Julie Evans, CEO of NetDay. "We encourage everyone within the education community to share your thoughts, ideas and perspectives."

In addition to developing this special communication vehicle, the organization has also created a "Children in Crisis Web Resources" section of ( Teachers looking for guidance or classroom resources on how to discuss national tragedies with children will find research and news articles, support groups, charitable organizations, and other materials on (

Individuals who want to join in this dialogue should send an email to More information about the NetDay Community Group is available at NetDay has developed this service in concert with Yahoo!.

NetDay (, an education technology nonprofit headquartered in Irvine, CA, is connecting every child to a brighter future by helping educators meet educational goals through the effective use of technology. Founded five years ago, NetDay connects people by creating environments where the magic of learning for all participants - students, teachers, administrators, parents, and community members - is enhanced with appropriate technology resources.