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Parkland Students Perform A Moving Rendition Of Seasons Of Love At The Tony Awards!

It got emotional at the Tony Awards on Sunday! Just months after the Parkland shooting, the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School‘s drama department delivered a moving rendition of Rent‘s Seasons Of Love at Radio City Music Hall. It had the audience shedding tears (including Amy Schumer), so be prepared! PerezHilton

Students Who Faced Racist Cyber Attacks For Taking Part in a NASA Competition Awarded $4,000

Three high school students who faced racist attacks online after entering a nationwide NASA competition have been awarded $ 4,000 by Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser, the mayor’s office announced Thursday. The students, Mikayla Sharrieff, India Skinner and Bria Snell, juniors at Washington’s Benjamin Banneker High School, had designed a system to filter lead out(…)

‘They Are Lifting Us Up.’ How Parkland Students Are Using Their Moment to Help Minority Anti-Violence Groups

The Peace Warriors, a group of predominantly black high school students from Chicago, have been fighting gun violence for 10 years without garnering much attention from the outside world. The students from Parkland, Fla. brought the issue to national prominence in a matter of days. So when the Chicago youth group from North Lawndale College(…)

George Clooney Praises Parkland Students: ‘You Make Me Proud’

They have his support. George Clooney is sending his love and support to Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school’s students Emma Dowd, Lauren Newman and Rebecca Schneid, who recently survived a deadly school shooting in February in Parkland, Florida. Celebrities’ Political Affiliations The three students are the co-editors-in-chief at the Eagle Eye — the student newspaper(…)

You Need To Hear This Brave Student’s Anti-Bullying Plea During Gun Control Walkout

We’re so happy these kids are our future!! As you know, there was a national school walkout last week advocating for gun control reform in honor of the 17 lives lost during the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, last month. Related: Uber’s Self-Driving Car Just Killed A Pedestrian! A video(…)

This GOP Lawmaker Actually Thinks High School Students SHOULD Bring Guns To School!

We swear, this is not a parody! Some Republicans are really just this daft! During the National Walkout Day on Wednesday, Ohio state Representative Niraj Antani seemed to one-up Donald Trump‘s NRA-friendly plan to arm teachers by tweeting in response to his political opponent: Students deserve a chance to stand their ground and defend themselves.(…)

Florida Teacher Somehow Keeps Job After Saying THIS In Front Of Students!

A Florida middle school teacher will face a 10-day suspension after an investigation found he used racial slurs in front of students. David Swinyar has also been accused by students of belittling them, yelling at them, and confronting them in a “physically aggressive manner,” according to the investigation conducted by the Duval County School District.(…)