The following are facts about students on school boards in Missouri.

District School Boards

  • In 1972, the Missouri state department of education did not encourage local school boards to consider roles for students on school boards.

State Board of Education

  • Today, there are 8 voting members of the Missouri State Board of Education; none of them are student members or representatives.
  • Students cannot join or vote on the state school board in Missouri.

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