Woodrow Students Hold 'Walk-In Forum'

March 14, 2018

Woodrow Wilson students participate in school-safety forum.

By Jack Kramer, CT News Junkie

MIDDLETOWN, CT — Instead of holding a walk-out protest as many of their peers did across the country on National School Walkout day on Wednesday, students at Woodrow Wilson Middle School held a forum on school safety and gun legislation.

Students met with school leaders, local officials, and state Rep. Matthew Lesser, D-Middletown, for two walk-in forums.

“I’m really proud of the students’ thoughtful response to the tragic, mass shooting in Parkland, Florida, and for their wanting to have these forums,” said Lesser, who supports new legislation that has been proposed in the current General Assembly session banning bump stocks and ghost guns.

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