Critical Questions about Students on School Boards

Its important to ask critical questions in any activity claiming to infuse Meaningful Student Involvement. There are many questions to ask before engaging students on school boards. Following are some of them.   Critical Questions for Students on School Boards Does the state or district mission include the preparation of democratic citizens? Do policymakers believe it is […]

Summary of Students on District 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. Eight had laws that sort of addressed the issue, while the […]

State-By-State Summary of Laws Affecting Students on School Boards

What laws affect students on school boards? Engaging students on school boards does not require legal permission; however, many state and district school boards use laws as a reason whether or not to involve students. This page is a state-by-state summary of laws affecting students on district and state school boards, and was compiled for […]

Quotes about Students on School Boards

What’s been said about students on school boards?   Following are quotes related to students on school boards, written for the SoundOut Students on School Boards Toolbox. For as long as I have been on the board, since 1985, we have had student reps. Some are better than others, but they all bring to the table the students’ […]

Sources for the Students on School Boards Toolbox

Where did all this information come from? Following sources for the SoundOut Students on School Boards Toolbox. The SoundOut Students on School Boards Toolbox is a compilation of research from a variety of sources by Adam Fletcher and Kari Kunst for SoundOut between 2004 and 2015. All information is current to the best of our […]