'Look me in the eyes': Furious Stoneman Douglas High students demand answers from Florida politicians
Emma Gonzalez, shown at a rally for gun control on February 17, 2018 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, is among students calling for a march on Washington to demand reform on gun laws AFP / RHONA WISE

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School got a real-life lesson in the perils of high expectations Wednesday as they met with state legislators to discuss their promise of stricter gun laws and left disappointed that the progress that appeared likely would only be incremental.