Many students feel the clear backpacks are an invasion of privacy, and worse, a distraction from substantial measures to prevent gun violence in schools, specifically gun control legislation.
A Nationwide protest known as National School Walkout Day took place on March 14th where students left their classes to remember the seventeen lives lost in the Parkland shooting.
Interesting comparison, Theodore - because if a pterodactyls were swooping in and killing dozens of students every few months, would the NRA not immediately obliterate them to extinction? They calculated the $1.05 amount by dividing the total amount of money his campaign received from the NRA by the number of students in the state.
Some posed very legitimate questions, with student Kyra Parrow tweeting: "Ok but how are clear backpacks going to protect douglas kids from an AR-15", while others outwardly mocked the new mandatory rule: "Now I can't pretend to look for my homework when I really don't have it".
Security has been bolstered by additional sheriff's deputies since the school reopened two weeks after the February 14 shooting.
Runcie responded to Holden, "We will continue to re-evaluate and make changes based on experience and feedback from you and other students".
Marjory Stoneman Douglas students encountered security barriers and bag check lines as they entered campus Monday morning.
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The Obama administration allowed signups during a set period of time, and the program is closed to new entrants. Fox aired a segment earlier in the morning with the headline: "CARAVAN OF ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS HEADED TO U.S".
She also posted a tweet shortly after aimed at U.S. Sen.
"We come to school to learn, so I don't think that we should need to subject ourselves to these measures. Similar to what they do at court houses and the airport!" he said.
Metal detecting wands are planned but those aren't ready and district officials haven't given a date for when they will be implemented. A letter from Principal Ty Thompson sent to families on Friday said that step has not been taken yet.
"Got my id and clear backpack #thanksbrowardcounty#wedemandrealchange", student survivor Alyssa Goldfarb said.
A student said the new backpacks do not help make her feel safer.
"You have no privacy no matter what", she said.
"It was hilarious to see all of us look stupid together, but it made me feel better because we all looked the same", said student Aalayah Eastmond.