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Parkland teens mock-and criticize-their new clear backpacks

Parkland teens mock-and criticize-their new clear backpacks

'We are doing this in order to demonstrate the fact that we stand together on all issues and that we, as a student body, refuse to be reduced to nothing more than dollars and cents, ' Koerber said.

And since the rule went into effect on Monday - nearly two months after a former student sneaked an AR-15 onto campus in a rifle bag and used it to kill 17 people - students have complained that the policy is unnecessary and intrusive.

Senior Carmen Lo also sported the price tag on her backpack and additionally put a sign inside that read, "this backpack is probably worth more than my life".

The see-through backpacks are now the only type of school bags students are allowed to carry on the site and many students, some of whom have become leaders in the nationwide effort to achieve gun control reform, are not impressed with the policy.

"I thought her comments were well placed to a guy who had gone off the rails. spewing the hate", Nugent said.

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Dianne Feinstein, who represents the district where Tuesday's shooting occurred, expressed disbelief at the latest development. San Bruno Police Chief Ed Barberini told reporters the deceased woman had died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School returned from Spring Break yesterday only to be greeted with a few new school safety measures. "We are trying heal from the tragedy we experienced, but we're being made to feel like prisoners", 17-year-old Kai Korber told Teen Vogue.

Student Lauren Hogg tweeted: 'As much as I appreciate the effort, we as a country need to focus on the real issue instead of turning our schools into prisons'.

"I feel like that's something that should be at concerts and not at school", Sutton stressed. Now police officers and security guards are stationed around campus, monitoring all entry points and checking students' bags. "Bigger things to worry about", Twitter user Shae wrote.

Jack said there are no metal detectors at the entrances yet, but he's expecting that to come soon. A letter from Principal Ty Thompson sent to families on Friday said that step has not been taken yet. Broward County Sheriff's Office has a heavy presence outside the school as well.

Tuesday was better, he said, although acts of defiance against the measures from students on campus have dominated much of the discussion on the ground and on social media. There are a lot of great plans on paper, but implementation is just not feasible. "It's supposed to be a place of education and I can't really get back into that sense of academia and creativity with all that's going".

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