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Dwyane Wade Surprises Students At Stoneman Douglas High School

Dwyane Wade Surprises Students At Stoneman Douglas High School

A 12-time NBA All-Star who was traded back to Miami on February 8, Wade posed for pictures with faculty members and students, some of whom have used their platform in recent weeks to advocate for gun control legislation.

Aly Sheehy, a senior at the high school, said Ms DeVos spoke little to the students, aside from offering her condolences.

"She kinda just said that it wasn't the time to ask these kinds of questions to her, and that [the issue] was very important and that she was working on it hard", she said.

Meanwhile, the Parkland students are not happy that DeVos is coming to visit.




When pressed about the solutions she referenced, the secretary did not offer specifics. The meeting might give her more insight as she continues her broader talks on how to prevent such a tragedy from happening again. DeVos did however say she was looking forward to returning to the school in the future.

President Trump is in favor of arming teachers, saying that too many of these shootings happen in gun free zones.

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos also visited Stoneman Douglas High on Wednesday. "It's happening to all of us, and it could be any one of us". The students have already helped organise several national demonstrations, including a school walkout on 14 March and a gun-control march for 24 March. "For students who were actually in the building, involved-it's, it's very tough". I want her to understand what we're feeling. She is scheduled to speak with reporters shortly after the visit, at 10:15 a.m.

"People across the country in states and communities have addressed some of the concerns, some of the issues that have arisen here", DeVos said.

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