AP Photos: Students across US walk out over gun violence

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AP Photos: Students across US walk out over gun violence
An administrator at James Ferris High School walks with 17 balloons prior to a student walkout to demand action on gun violence, Wednesday, March 14, 2018, in Jersey City, N.J. The 17 balloons represent each of the students who lost their life during a school shooting in Parkland, Fla., in February. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Students across the country and the globe walked out of school Wednesday to demand action on gun violence and to honor the 17 people killed in the Feb. 14 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High in Parkland, Florida. From campuses battling snowstorms to schools that have seen their own fatal shootings, students left their classrooms for 17 minutes — one each for the dead in Florida. In all, more than 3,000 walkouts were planned, organizers said.