Her graduation speech called for equality. Administrators said, ‘Sorry, too controversial’.

Tomahawk High School administrators told a straight-A student she would need to remove references to discrimination and school shootings in order to deliver her commencement address. She decided not to give the speech instead. > Wausau Daily Herald

Walker points to safety bill in wake of Texas shooting

Asked Tuesday whether more needs to be done to bolster student safety in the wake of last week’s deadly high school shooting in Texas, Gov. Scott Walker touted the bill he signed in March that provides school districts with $100 million in grants for security upgrades in their buildings. > WZAW-TV Wausau

Johnson responds to Santa Fe school shooting: “Guns are not going anywhere”

U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson hasn’t changed his views on gun reforms since taking office, as evidenced by his comments hours after another school shooting in Santa Fe, Texas. Johnson believes that with more than 300 million guns in America, “they are not going anywhere,” and said gun-free zones are not working. > ABC 27 Madison

Middle school students march for gun reform

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Some Wisconsin students again walked out of their classrooms Wednesday, calling for reform of America’s gun laws. This time the demonstration was among middle schoolers in Shorewood, where they marched for four miles from Shorewood Intermediate to Congresswoman Gwen Moore’s office in the Third Ward. > WDJT-TV Milwaukee

Guns ‘not going away,’ Ron Johnson tells students in Kiel

U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson told an audience of high school students Tuesday that putting more police and finding ways to boost security in schools would be preferable to tightening gun restrictions. He also said he wished the federal and state governments would stay increasingly out of schools’ business. > Sheboygan Press