Some students across Long Island — and the country — walked out of their schools on Wednesday to send a message in the wake of last month’s mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.
The nationwide demonstration, planned for 10 a.m., was expected to last 17 minutes to symbolize the number of students and staff members killed in the Feb. 14 school shooting.
LI school districts performed a delicate dance as they worked both to allow and control student-led walkouts. We asked readers: Do you think students should face disciplinary action if they walk out of their schools Wednesday without their district’s support? Here are their responses.