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Many different activities have been planned, and thousands of students from coast to coast are expected to walk out of classes for 17 minutes, in honor of the 17 killed in Parkland.
At the same time, officials said they would prefer students stay in their classes and do other things now, such as carrying out "17 acts of kindness.".
Motorcycle Club located in Fresno, California, on the.Twitter: @Sonali_Kohli 8:50.m.: This article was updated to include an additional reason for the walkouts.Unified School Police Chief Steve Zipperman.In the run-up to Wednesday, many campus administrators offered compromises allowing students to leave class for in-school events paying homage to the 17 who lost their lives in Parkland.Vivian Ekchian will join Eagle Rock High students for a silent remembrance before 17 empty chairs."Honestly, I feel intimidated about them being there he said.
Los Angeles has a long history of student walkouts, stretching back to the 1968 Eastside "blowouts when thousands of students, most of Mexican descent, staged protests for more than a week, demanding better learning conditions.The #Enough National School Walkout has been organized by the youth arm of Women's March, the nonprofit that planned mega-demonstrations in January 20Organizers say that more than 2,800 walkouts are scheduled nationwide as clocks strike.m.Talk of bringing in more police or arming teachers "just sounds like making our schools into prisons, which they already are said Walle Telusnord, a senior at Miami Edison High School in Miami."Students are engaged and.Wednesday is the one-month anniversary of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla.