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In Wake of More Shootings, Student Activists Continue Call For Change

While some students, teachers and families are thinking what’s next — what’s the next lesson, what’s the next competition, what’s after graduation — others are losing sleep over an increasingly common question: Who’s next to die?

This past Thursday, the national Education Writers Association convened a panel of school and community shooting survivors on the University of Southern California campus, including seniors Emma Gonzalez and David Hogg of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. and leaders of the March for Our Lives movement; senior Alex King of the Peace Warriors movement at North Lawndale College Prep High School in Chicago, and junior Jackson Mittleman of the Junior Newtown Action Alliance at Newtown High School in Newtown, Conn.