Students on School Boards in Michigan

The following are facts about students on school boards in Michigan. District School Boards Students in Michigan can join district school boards but cannot vote. Their terms vary. High school principals generally train student representatives through their building’s Honor Society. Michigan School Board Association There are 8 voting members on the Michigan State Board of Education. …

The Neutral Zone

In 1998, teens in Ann Arbor, Michigan worked together with adult allies to form a nonprofit youth center called The Neutral Zone. Driven and centered by young people and their interests, the organization has made powerful inroads for youth throughout their area. In 2012, the Michigan Department of Education (MDE) approached the organization about infusing student voice …

Historical Student Involvement Bibliography

  The following is an annotated list of historical publications related to Meaningful Student Involvement, student voice and student engagement. A-C Abrell, R.L. and Hanna, C.C. (March 1971) “High School Unrest Reconsidered,” High School Journal, 54(6), pp. 396-404. An “analysis and.prescription” article included mainly as an example. Among the causes of student unrest considered are …

United States Student Voice Directory

The following is a directory of student voice activities across the United States. Select a state to see a listing of different activities happening there, including school boards, K-12 schools, community organizations and more!   State Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Delaware District of Columbia Florida Georgia Hawai’i Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas …

Summary of Students on District School Boards

Can we sum up what’s known about students on school boards? Following is a summary of students on district school boards, written for the SoundOut Students on School Boards Toolbox. In 2009, in the United States 24 states have specific laws addressing roles for students on district school boards, while three states have no related laws at all. …