Hundreds of Fed-Up Boston Students Walk Out to Protest Learning in COVID ‘Petri Dishes’ squib

MIKE SEGAR

Hundreds of Boston public school students stormed out of their classes on Friday to protest in-person learning as COVID-19 continues to surge.

After the walkout, students across the district delivered an online presentation with a list of demands to local and state officials, insisting that “students should not have to risk their lives for an education.”

More than 600 high school students across 11 schools participated in Friday morning’s peaceful protest, according to Boston.com. They reportedly left their classes at 10:30 a.m. Some returned to school after the walkout, and others simply went home.

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