Students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School slammed Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’ visit to their Parkland, Florida, campus.
DeVos defended President Trump’s plan to arm some teachers, notes The Hill, and she only promised the student survivors one thing: to return to the school.
Students expressed their displeasure at DeVos ‘ tone deaf visit on Twitter:
I thought she would at least give us her “thoughts and prayers,” but she refused to even meet/speak with students. I don’t understand the point of her being here
— carly (@car_nove) March 7, 2018
Can we like have a walkout on @BetsyDeVosED ?
— Jose Iglesias // #NEVERAGAIN (@Joseforchange) March 7, 2018
Do something unexpected: answer our questions. You came to our school just for publicity and avoided our questions for the 90 minutes you were actually here. How about you actually do your job? #neveragain #DoYourJob https://t.co/4Ts0INq0gR
— Aly Sheehy🦅 (@Aly_Sheehy) March 7, 2018
Betsy Devos came to my school, talked to three people, and pet a dog. This is incase the press tries to say something else later
— Alanna//#NEVERAGAIN (@AgCI3Cu2) March 7, 2018