Rationale for Students on School Boards

What difference can it make if students are on school boards? There are a lot of reasons to have students on school boards. Research shows that some of them include: Academic Achievement. Meaningfully involving students on school boards can ensure student engagement, which raises academic achievement. Respect.¬†Students have valid opinions, knowledge, ideas, and experiences that […]

Madison School District Board of Education

In the Madison, Wisconsin, a high school student representative and an alternate are elected by their peers to serve one calendar year on the Madison School District Board of Education. The student representative has all the responsibilities of an adult school board member, except those prohibited by law, and casts an advisory vote. The representative […]