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Fewer Maryland students expected to participate in second school walkout, as other events are planned

Fewer Maryland students expected to participate in second school walkout, as other events are planned

Fewer Maryland students are expected to leave their classrooms Friday morning for the second national school walkout against gun violence.

There are still more than 2,000 individual school walkouts planned across the country — including at least one in every state. But students and administrators in the Baltimore region say they don’t expect participation will be as widespread as it was during the last month’s protest, held on the one-month anniversary of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School massacre in Parkland, Fla, in which 17 people were killed.

“We’ve heard very little about this one actually,” said Anne Arundel County’s schools spokesman, Bob Mosier.

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