A dozen high schoolers gave speeches, shared personal stories or performed. The student organizers also arranged for Democratic state Sen. Andy Kerr to say a few words.
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Paul Gordon, a junior at Arapahoe High School took part in the walkout, while Enzo Perri, a sophomore at Golden High School didn’t take part.
Students stood, hushed, for 17 minutes as balloons were released into a clear blue sky overhead.
Michael Bucey, part of the group that convinced the district to adopt the changes, says the program means more resources for those students.
The coordinated protest was meant to mark one month since the deadly shooting in Florida.
Arapahoe High School junior Paul Gordon is helping organize one such walkout. Golden High School sophomore Enzo Perri is staying put.
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A trainer at the University of Colorado who works with dozens of schools says culture change is happening, but slowly.
They say the way the state funds its public schools is outdated and needs a major overhaul, and more than 90 percent of them support a new way forward.
Denver School of Science and Technology finds that their teacher's "primary concern is the rising cost of housing in the city."
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