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some seattle-area school schools are planning events alongside the 17-minute walkouts planned at schools across the nation.thousands of students in the seattle area and across the country plan to walk out of their schools at 10 a.m. wednesday to memorialize the 17 people killed in the parkland, fla., school shooting and call for stricter gun laws.but not all students, parents and teachers feel comfortable with that plan. the walkout involves questions about gun rights, an increasingly divisive topic that elicits strong emotions. school and district leaders across the region say they want to support students’ ability to exercise their first amendment rights, but state law prohibits students and teachers from leaving their classes for a walkout. many schools have said students who ignore the






in the wake of the deadly high school shooting in florida, students stage walkou


at marjory stoneman douglas, two walkouts were planned. citing safety concerns, student government officials and administrators urged students not to leave campus, but to walk to the football field with teachers. yet some students balked at the idea of a chaperoned walkout, saying they wanted to get off campus and spread their message to the broader public.






meet some of the illinois students behind wednesday's school walkouts for gun re


high school students across illinois will join a national walkout at 10 a.m. wednesday to mark the one month anniversary of the fatal school shooting in parkland, fla.in the weeks since the massacre that left 17 dead, the teen survivors at marjory stoneman douglas high school have become vocal advocates for gun reform, spurring a nationwide #neveragain movement to fight for policies that would prevent future mass shootings. in illinois, students from across the city, suburbs and state have joined the far-reaching movement to end gun violence with a gusto some school administrators say they haven’t seen in decades.as students organize mass walkouts, educators have been left to strike a delicate balance between encouraging young people’s civic engagement and the need to keep them safe.while






schools prepare for expected student protests on wednesday


as a 16-year-old in high school and a student of history, axel ortega faces a tough choice on wednesday morning: does he walk out of class at garfield to take a stand or stay put? and if he walks out, does he leave his east los angeles campus?axel's principal and other administrators also have been pondering what choices axel and other students will make and how to respond.advertisementwednesday is the one-month anniversary of the mass shooting at marjory stoneman douglas high school in parkland, fla. student activists across america have declared it a national day of action to raise awareness about the effects of gun violence and push for lawmakers to take action to reduce it. many different activities have been planned, and thousands of students from coast to coast are expected to walk o






students throughout chicago area to stage walkouts today for gun reform


students across the chicago area plan to walk out of school wednesday, adding their voices to a chorus of young people across the country who are calling for gun reform.through walkouts they’ve been planning for weeks, students in the city and suburbs plan to honor the 17 killed one month ago in the shooting at marjory stoneman douglas high school in parkland, fla., and to bring attention to gun violence in chicago and elsewhere.high school students from barrington to plainfield to naperville to chicago have worked with peers and school administrators, and prepared signs and speeches as part of a national movement designed to prevent mass shootings and gun violence that have devastated their schools and communities for decades.they’re taking a social media rallying cry to the streets in wh






seattle-area students channel parkland survivors’ activism, plan walkouts for gu


students in dozens of schools throughout the region plan to stage walkouts wednesday, a month after the florida school shooting, and also participate in seattle’s march for our lives 10 days later.today’s students have spent their school careers participating in active-shooter drills. columbine has always been a household name. they can’t recall a time they didn’t think a shooting could happen at their school.students say they’re desensitized to school shootings and gun violence, and they’re angry that they’re desensitized. and now, spurred by the activism of students in parkland, florida, seattle-area students say they’re finished waiting for adults to make changes to curb gun violence. students in dozens of schools throughout the region plan to stage walkouts wednesday, and then particip






student walkouts planned across us to protest gun violence


from maine to hawaii, thousands of students planned to stage walkouts wednesday to protest gun violence, one month after the deadly shooting inside a high school in parkland, florida.organizers say nearly 3,000 walkouts are set in the biggest demonstration yet of the student activism that has emerged following the massacre of 17 people at marjory stoneman douglas high school.students from the elementary to college level are taking up the call in a variety of ways. some planned roadside rallies to honor shooting victims and protest violence. others were to hold demonstrations in school gyms or on football fields. in massachusetts and ohio, students said they'll head to the statehouse to lobby for new gun regulations.the coordinated walkout was organized by empower, the youth wing of the wom






student walkouts planned across us to protest gun violence


from maine to hawaii, thousands of students planned to stage walkouts wednesday to protest gun violence, one month after the deadly shooting inside a high school in parkland, florida.organizers say nearly 3,000 walkouts are set in the biggest demonstration yet of the student activism that has emerged following the massacre of 17 people at marjory stoneman douglas high school.students from the elementary to college level are taking up the call in a variety of ways. some planned roadside rallies to honor shooting victims and protest violence. others were to hold demonstrations in school gyms or on football fields. in massachusetts and ohio, students said they’ll head to the statehouse to lobby for new gun regulations.the coordinated walkout was organized by empower, the youth wing of the wom






texas middle school students stage walkout for gun laws


austin, texas (ap) — more than 100 middle school students walked out of class in austin on friday to demand stricter gun laws, and authorities there say more walkouts are expected.the austin american-statesman reports the walkout started about 10 a.m. and that 100 additional students were trying to leave class at bailey middle school to join those protesting in response to the deadly shooting at a parkland, florida, high school last week.other walkouts were scheduled friday at two high schools and two middle schools in austin. school administrators say no disciplinary action is planned against the students.student-led walkouts have been happening at schools across the country.most read storiesunlimited digital access. $1 for 4 weeks.earlier this week, the superintendent of the needville sc






students slowed by snowstorm hold gun walkouts a day later


portland, maine (ap) — some students who missed school due to a snowstorm in maine are walking out of class to protest gun violence a day after most of the rest of country.schools all over the country were the site of walkouts wednesday, but most maine schools were closed because of a storm that dumped two feet of snow on some parts of the state. students at schools including portland high school, biddeford high school and baxter academy for technology and science held walkouts thursday.one school district in the bingham area had said students would be given the opportunity to discuss their views inside the school building, but not outside of it. a spokeswoman said neither had happened as of noon on thursday.a handful of maine walkouts took place wednesday.most read nation & world storiesu






students nationwide stage walkouts for stricter gun laws after last month's dead


students across the country — from middle school to college — began planned walkouts wednesday, calling on state and federal legislators to enact stricter gun laws one month after the mass shooting at florida’s marjory stoneman douglas high school.seventeen students and staff members were killed at the school in parkland, fla., on feb. 14. on wednesday, 3,000 schools across the nation planned to leave class at 10 a.m. local time for 17 minutes — one minute for each victim.at marjory stoneman douglas, two walkouts took place. citing safety concerns, student government officials and administrators urged students not to leave campus, but to walk to the football field with teachers. some students balked at the idea of a chaperoned walkout, saying they wanted to get off campus and spread their






school walkouts, sit-ins planned after florida shooting


the mass shooting at a florida high school that left 17 people dead has sparked calls for walkouts, sit-ins and other actions on school campuses across the united states aimed at pushing lawmakers to pass tougher gun laws.organizers behind the women's march, an anti-trump and female empowerment protest, called for a 17-minute walkout on march 14 to "protest congress' inaction to do more than tweet thoughts and prayers in response to the gun violence plaguing our schools and neighborhoods."the network for public education, an advocacy organization for public schools, meanwhile, announced a "national day of action" on april 20, the anniversary of the 1999 shooting at columbine high school in colorado, in which two students opened fire on their classmates, killing 12 students and one teacher.






students nationwide stage walkouts for stricter gun laws after last month's dead


students across the country — from middle school to college — began planned walkouts wednesday, calling on state and federal legislators to enact stricter gun laws one month after the mass shooting at florida's marjory stoneman douglas high school.seventeen students and staff members were killed at the school in parkland, fla., on feb. 14. on wednesday, 3,000 schools across the nation planned to leave class at 10 a.m. local time for 17 minutes — one minute for each victim.advertisementat marjory stoneman douglas, two walkouts took place. citing safety concerns, student government officials and administrators urged students not to leave campus, but to walk to the football field with teachers. some students balked at the idea of a chaperoned walkout, saying they wanted to get off campus and






ahead of walkouts over gun issues, students and schools wonder: can kids be puni


the day after the fatal school shooting in parkland, fla., anya neuberger and her classmates at lane tech college prep high school in chicago wanted to show their support for the victims by making thousands of orange ribbons for students to wear, creating a social media video to discuss their feelings and joining a national schoolwalkout planned for march 14.what the students didn’t know was how school officials would respond to their plans.“i was worried that this wasn’t going to be able to happen, and i was trying to figure out, if we can’t do this, should we organize the walkout and just deal with the consequences? or should we keep pressuring them?” said neuberger, 18.school officials across the chicago area aren’t sure how to respond either.in the wake of the shooting that left 17 dea






new mexico school plans ‘walk-up’ in wake of gun violence


albuquerque, n.m. (ap) — while students across the country plan walkouts to protest gun violence, teens at a new mexico high school still reeling after two classmates were gunned down in december by an armed intruder have organized a “walk-up” to help unify a campus with varied ideas on school safety.students asked school administrators if they could schedule time wednesday to gather around the flag pole at aztec high school to honor the 21 students killed in recent months in school shootings.principal warman hall says the students also will be kicking off a campaign centered on 21 pledges — all aimed at engaging students and bolstering school safety on a campus where there has been a push to train and arm willing teachers.hall says aztec is still recovering so student leaders wanted to av






students from nearly 3,000 schools walk out to protest gun violence


school walkouts were planned throughout the u.s. and as far as australia, the united kingdom and germany.        






minnesota students to join national gun violence walkout


minneapolis — students at dozens of minnesota schools plan to walk out of classes in response to last month's deadly school shooting in florida.the walkout planned for 10 a.m. wednesday comes one month after the feb. 14 shooting at marjory stoneman douglas high school in parkland, florida. the national demonstration is expected to last 17 minutes — one minute for each of the 17 students and staff members killed in florida.most of the minnesota walkouts are set for the twin cities. but schools in all parts of the state, from bemidji to winona, are expected to participate. walkouts also are planned at southwest minnesota state in marshall and university of minnesota duluth.superintendent ed graff says minneapolis public schools will not discipline students as long as the protest remains peac






florida shooting: us high school students stage mass walkout


media playback is unsupported on your devicemedia captionstudents across us stage mass walkouts over floridastudents and school staff across the us are commemorating the florida school shootings with a walkout, exactly one month after the killings.they are stopping lessons for 17 minutes in memory of the 17 people killed at marjory stoneman douglas high school. pupils at the school, which was targeted by a former student, hugged each other on the football field. protest organisers accuse congress of failing to tackle gun violence.the white house revealed a plan this week to deter school shootings which does not include president donald trump's repeated calls to raise the age for buying semi-automatic rifles to 21.instead, it moves ahead with his controversial proposal to provide firearms t






'we deserve better': students nationwide walk out in massive protest o


school walkouts were planned throughout the u.s. and as far as australia, the united kingdom and germany.        






florida shooting: us high school students stage mass walkout


media playback is unsupported on your devicemedia captionstudents across us stage mass walkouts over floridastudents and school staff across the us are commemorating the florida school shootings with a walkout, exactly one month after the killings.they are stopping lessons for 17 minutes in memory of the 17 people killed at marjory stoneman douglas high school.pupils at the school, which was targeted by a former student, hugged each other on the football field. protest organisers accuse congress of failing to tackle gun violence.the white house revealed a plan this week to deter school shootings which does not include president donald trump's repeated calls to raise the age for buying semi-automatic rifles to 21.image copyrightreutersimage caption students gathered outside the white house






hawaii department of education supports student walkouts


hilo, hawaii (ap) — the hawaii department of education has said it will support students who plan to participate in the planned nationwide school walkouts in protest of gun violence.the department last week advised schools to designate walkout areas, saying it “supports students’ constitutional rights to a peaceful assembly and free expression,” the hawaii tribune-herald reported .but students who leave campus during the event will be marked as unexcused or absent, the district said.the march 14 walkouts are organized under the women’s march youth empower organization. the walkouts are scheduled to last 17 minutes to honor the 17 people killed last month in the florida high school shooting.most read nation & world storiesunlimited digital access: $1 for 4 weekssome schools across the count






as student-led gun reform movement swells, schools balance safety with civic eng


the day after the fatal school shooting in parkland, fla., anya neuberger and her classmates at lane tech college prep high school in chicago wanted to show their support for the victims by making thousands of orange ribbons for students to wear, creating a social media video to discuss their feelings and joining a national school walkout planned for march 14.what the students didn’t know was how school officials would respond to their plans.“i was worried that this wasn’t going to be able to happen, and i was trying to figure out, if we can’t do this, should we organize the walkout and just deal with the consequences? or should we keep pressuring them?” said neuberger, 18.school officials across the chicago area aren’t sure how to respond either.in the wake of the shooting that left 17 de






aurora students who took part in florida shooting walkouts may get detention, be


after students across the aurora area staged walkouts one week after a deadly school shooting in florida, some could face consequences from their school districts.in districts such as west aurora school district 129, the roughly 100 students who participated in a walkout are likely to face the same consequences they would any other time they leave the high school building, which could include detention. students in other districts faced no discipline.west aurora district spokesman tony martinez said the decision to discipline students was based on security concerns and the district seeking to keep students in a safe environment.but the father of one girl who walked out said he thought the students who participated, many of whom aren't old enough to voice their opinions by voting, were seek






walkouts over gun violence planned at glendale schools next month


the students’ actions are part of a nationwide movement that emerged after a gunman shot and killed 17 people at marjory stoneman douglas high school in florida on feb. 14. students across the country plan to walk out of their schools at 10 a.m. on march 14 for 17 minutes, in honor of each person who died in the incident.






st. charles students walk out to protest gun violence, support florida school sh


vikki ortiz healy refusing to let last week’s fatal school shooting in parkland, fla., become a sad memory without action to prevent further school violence, students across the chicago area and nationwide are staging walkouts, organizing letter-writing campaigns and scheduling meetings with politicians to demand... refusing to let last week’s fatal school shooting in parkland, fla., become a sad memory without action to prevent further school violence, students across the chicago area and nationwide are staging walkouts, organizing letter-writing campaigns and scheduling meetings with politicians to demand... (vikki ortiz healy)






two more albany high students sue over public shaming – the mercury news


albany — two more students who were punished for their roles in a racist instagram incident at albany high are suing school district officials and their principal, alleging violations of their right to free speech, as well as being forced to endure public shaming, violence and emotional abuse.in the lawsuit filed friday, the students allege they were unfairly treated by school officials, despite the fact they did not post any photos. instead they say they were suspended and publicly shamed, because they had “liked” or “commented” on a few of the racially offensive photos while at home, rather than at school, which should thus be considered part of a private conversation, rather than public speech.students also allege that school district officials and administrators “created a racially hos






thousands of students across the u.s. will walk out of class today to protest gu


students at more than 2,800 schools will stage walkouts wednesday hoping to spur changes in gun laws.        






florida shooting: us high school students stage mass walkout


media playback is unsupported on your devicemedia captionthousands of students protest for gun reformstudents and school staff across the us are commemorating the florida school shootings with a walkout, exactly one month after the killings.they are stopping lessons for 17 minutes in memory of the 17 people killed at marjory stoneman douglas high school. pupils at the school, which was targeted by a former student, hugged each other on the football field. protest organisers accuse congress of failing to tackle gun violence.the white house revealed a plan this week to deter school shootings which does not include president donald trump's repeated calls to raise the age for buying semi-automatic rifles to 21.instead, it moves ahead with his controversial proposal to provide firearms training






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it was very moving to observe the fourth- through eighth-grade students at lake harriet school, upper campus, as they participated in a “walk for school safety” on march 14. the students left the school at 10 a.m. and walked around the building, returning to their classrooms 17 minutes later. they walked silently and seriously, commemorating the loss of 17 lives in the mass shooting in parkland, fla. many carried signs that said “enough” and “we’re the change.”the lake harriet students planned this event and joined thousands of others in walkouts around the country. these children just want to go to school and live their lives without fear of gun violence. we adults should be inspired by their resolve to do something about the epidemic of gun violence in our country. we could all take 17 m






a new generation of activists


students from the los angeles center for enriched studies carry signs as they walk off campus on march 14. (brian van der brug / los angeles times)while most l.a. students stayed on campus wednesday during the national school walkouts, those from the los angeles center for enriched studies chose to leave.initially, students at the mid-city magnet had planned to stand on the school’s front lawn and listen to student speakers. but that didn’t seem like it would have enough impact, said junior lila roan o’connell, 16.“we didn’t feel productive being stagnant in a residential neighborhood, so we decided to walk down the block to fairfax,” she said in a text message. she said administrators tried to stop them, but students walked right by.






minnesota students join national gun violence walkout


minneapolis — students at a minneapolis high school joined their counterparts across minnesota and around the country in a walkout to take a stand against gun violence.the walkout happened at 10 a.m. wednesday and comes one month following the feb. 14 shooting at marjory stoneman douglas high school in parkland, florida. some of the demonstrations lasted 17 minutes — one minute for each of the 17 students and staff members killed in florida.at washburn high school in minneapolis, students filed out of the building with some carrying signs which read "we want change" and "students stand up." in st. paul, mayor melvin carter joined students at harding high school after they walked out to demonstrate.high schools across the state were expected to participate in the national movement. walkouts






hinsdale central seniors asked to stop 'assassins' game in wake of florida schoo


ted gregory and john keilman amid the heartbreak and horror of yet another mass school shooting is the persistent sentiment that schools must do more to protect students by expanding security, installing more obstacles to attackers, even arming staff and teachers. but local school administrators and experts on school violence... amid the heartbreak and horror of yet another mass school shooting is the persistent sentiment that schools must do more to protect students by expanding security, installing more obstacles to attackers, even arming staff and teachers. but local school administrators and experts on school violence... (ted gregory and john keilman)






national walkout day: students from stoneman douglas and across u.s. call for sa


a generation of students shaped by gun violence and mass shootings are marching out of more than 3,100 schools in a planned national walkout this morning, exactly one month after the deadly marjory stoneman douglas high shooting in parkland.in south florida, the coordinated walkouts began at 10 a.m., where at least 25 high schools and colleges from wellington to miami were honoring the 17 teenagers and teachers killed in the parkland massacre.the purpose: students and their allies plan to brandish protest signs and press lawmakers for stricter gun-control laws.at marjory stoneman douglas high school in parkland, students assembled by the hundreds onto the football field, and police officers erected barricades along holmberg road to better guide the throng of students leaving campus."we're






faster gives gun training to colorado teachers, administrators


if someone begins shooting at the students or staff at fleming k-12 school in northeast colorado, football coach and bus driver scott muller wants to be ready to shoot back.“something like this is nothing you want to do,” muller said during a break from the active-shooter training course he took this week. “but anybody who wants to protect kids, they will take something like this on.”after all, said muller, it’s unlikely help would be nearby if someone attacked fleming school, about 20 miles east of sterling. the local sheriff told him “they are so far out they won’t be able to respond in time to do much. it will be pretty much left up to someone at the school to do something.”muller is among 17 teachers and administrators from five mostly rural counties who received  intensive training th






students nationwide stage walkouts for stricter gun laws after last month's dead


students across the country — from middle school to college — walked out of class wednesday, calling on state and federal legislators to enact stricter gun laws one month after the mass shooting at florida's marjory stoneman douglas high school.seventeen students and staff members were killed at the school in parkland, fla., on feb. 14. on wednesday, students at hundreds of schools across the nation left class at 10 a.m. local time for 17 minutes — one minute for each victim.advertisementat marjory stoneman douglas, two walkouts took place. citing safety concerns, student government officials and administrators urged students not to leave campus, but to walk to the football field with teachers. some students balked at the idea of a chaperoned walkout, saying they wanted to get off campus a






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as she addressed the crowd during the walkout at her idaho high school, kylee denny faced heckles and name-calling from a group of students carrying american flags, she said. the counterprotesters included many familiar faces, including her boyfriend's stepbrother.to avoid making a difficult situation worse, kylee's boyfriend stayed in class during the rally at hillcrest high school in idaho falls, which was part of wednesday's national school walkout.advertisement"i'm dating his stepbrother, which is really incredibly awkward, and it's very tense because he was being so hostile about losing respect for me because i was walking out," said kylee, a 17-year-old junior who helped organize the protest.the walkouts to protest gun violence that mobilized students across the country also created






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