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Central High School students walk out of class to protest school shootings

Posted at 5:15 PM, May 27, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-27 18:59:33-04

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — Some Central High School students walked out of class Friday to protest gun violence. They say they want the demonstration to serve as a call for action.

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Central High School student stage walkout on May 27, 2022

“A lot of students, including myself, are very concerned about our future, in general. This is mostly a channel, not only to get the attention of adults and politicians, so that they do something, and also as a medium to express student concerns,” said student organizer, Jade Strider.

The students chanted and held handmade signs. 3 News Now asked the Omaha Public School District how it would respond and a spokesperson says that students who missed class today will be marked “truant.”

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