We don't really have much commentary to contribute on a school walkout today other than to note that it's an important sign of the times and a glimpse at protest culture on the rise.
We'll only offer this because the main concern for adults and parents in Kansas City shout be the safety of youngsters . . .
Lincoln is the lone standout for academic achievement inside the KCPS . . . If these scholars feel unsafe, imagine the students in crisis in other, neglected corners of the district.
Here's the word . . .
"Over two dozen students that took part in the protest say they don’t feel safe at the school"
Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com links . . .
Just over two dozen students at Lincoln College Preparatory Academy staged a walkout and protest Monday afternoon in Kansas City, Missouri. Students say the protest was the result of a concerning number of ongoing issues affecting student safety and administrative neglect.A Lincoln Prep staff member was recently removed from the school for alleged inappropriate behavior.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - About 25 students at Lincoln College Preparatory Academy staged a walk out Monday, alleging the school hasn't done enough to listen to their concerns. The students allege issues at the school include racism, sexual assault and harassment.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Nearly two dozen Kansas City students took steps to make sure their concerns were recognized. Lincoln College Prep students walked out of school around 1:40 p.m. Monday. They said it was to raise awareness about what's happening in the school.
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