The following are facts about students on school boards in Maine.
State School Board
- There are 9 voting members of the Maine State Board of Education and 2 student non-voting members.
- The student members are a junior and senior in high school.
- Student members serve for 2 year terms.
District School Boards
- In 1972, the Maine state department of education reported that they encouraged local school boards to consider roles for students on school boards.
- Today, students can join and but cannot vote on district school boards.
- The Maine State Charter does not permit student votes to be counted.
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