Boston Student Advisory Council

2013LeadthruMSIThe Boston Student Advisory Council is a citywide body of student leaders representing their respective high schools.

BSAC, which is coordinated by the administered by the district office in partnership with a nonprofit called Youth on Board, offers student perspectives on high school renewal efforts and inform their respective schools about relevant citywide school issues. In addition to personal skill development and knowledge building activities for their 20-plus members, BSAC students have strongly influenced district policy-making about cell phone usage, truancy, reducing the dropout rate, and more.

The students also have regular dialogues with the district superintendent and school board members in order to maintain personal proximity to important decision-makers in the district.

 


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Adam is the founding director of SoundOut. An author, speaker and consultant, he has worked with K-12 schools, districts, nonprofits and others for more than 15 years. Learn more about him at http://soundout.org/Adam

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