#NeverAgain: do student protests work? History tells us they can

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When 17 students and teachers were murdered on what should have been a peaceful school day, students across the US took to the streets to demand change.

  • Claire Cooke
  • The Conversation

The outpouring of protests in the wake of the tragic mass-shooting in Parkland, Florida earlier this year is an important reminder that students can challenge the status quo.

Ensk 1aThe #NeverAgain movement, led by high-school and college students, is asking for gun reform in the US to improve safety in schools.

It is a reasonable demand, and one that research has shown lowers mass shootings fatalities.

The current attempts to change the…

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