All tagged Student Activism
Students from Venice High School in Venice, California wear shirts in honor of the victims on March 14, 2018, where students joined others in a nationwide walkout for 17 minutes to protest gun violence and in honour to the Parkland victims who were killed a month ago. Students across the U.S. walked out of classes on March 14th.
Students around the country are turning the heartbreaking school shooting in Parkland, Florida, into an inspiring push for change. Plans for coordinated student walkouts have been making national news and have already spurred disciplinary threats from some school administrators.
What is consistent about the rationale of policy makers advancing such legislation, including the University of Wisconsin Board of Regents, is a conflation of civil discourse and the intellectual debate of ideas with students’ contestation of anti-black rhetoric and racist worldviews.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — University of Wisconsin System leaders approved a policy Friday that calls for suspending and expelling students who disrupt campus speeches and presentations, saying students need to listen to all sides of issues and arguments.