Paul Anderson explains how to deal with bad news.
But, as a general rule, read the news and information which the school sends you. Ask direct questions of school administrators instead of fretting with others about what may or may not have happened. Base your actions on the answers which you receive from the school. In most cases, things will get back to normal within a few days.
Crises come in many forms but they share one thing in common, namely that they are always unexpected. Arnold Howitt of Harvard University explains how important it is to prepare for crises and emergencies.