Local School Districts reacting to planned nationwide student walkouts


ALBANY, NY (WRGB) After a deadly shooting at a High school in Parkland Florida, schools nationwide are planning to rally on Wednesday at 10:00 AM.

Several area schools have taken a stance, some offering support to students who want to be heard.

Other school districts are reminding students that there is a code of conduct and that a disruption of the school day could lead to disciplinary action.

Students at Albany High School are planning an assembly, and a courtyard walk out from 10:00 for 17 minutes, according to the Albany school district.

Other districts, such as Tech Valley High School and Scotia Glenville are planning events with students to ensure their safety, but allowing them to stand in solidarity.

However, some districts are taking a hard stance.

South Glens Falls school officials say that while they encourage discussion, they are telling students that school walkouts have been determined to be a disruption and unsafe. They also say that the code of conduct must be applied. They are also asking parents to have a discussion with their children.

La Salle Institute in Troy is planning a prayer service, while Corinth is scheduling a moment of silence with student presentation.

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