School Field Trip to Shooting Simulator Frowned Upon

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An investigative team from NBC New York was already reporting on the iCombat assault rifle game center in Queens when a bunch of Bronx high schoolers strolled in — on a Tuesday afternoon — with their teacher. "Why?" was pretty much unanswerable at that point. "The principal apologized and said it would not happen again," said schools chancellor Dennis Walcott. "A mistake was clearly made." Like laser tag with bigger guns, not only is it unedifying, it's still too soon.