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Students chant on the State House steps during a rally in Boston Wednesday. (Michael Dwyer/AP)

Hundreds of thousands of students rallied around the country to remember the 17 people killed in the Parkland, Florida, school shooting.

In Massachusetts, various events were held to mark the day of national student walkouts. Some students walked out of their classrooms, some attended events at their schools, and some rallied at the State House.

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Max Larkin, reporter for WBUR's Edify. He tweets @jmlarkin.

Jack Schneider, assistant professor of education at the College of the Holy Cross, and director of research for the Massachusetts Consortium for Innovative Education Assessment.  He tweets @edu_historian.

Dianne Kelly, superintendent for Revere Public Schools. She tweets @rps_super.

Amalia Hochman, sophomore at Somerville High School.

Nikkia Jean-Charles, freshman at Cathedral High School.

Cherilyn Strader, junior at Northhampton High School.

This segment aired on March 14, 2018.

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