San Francisco Unified School District Student Advisory Council

The San Francisco Unified School District Student Advisory Council (SAC) is a citywide, student-led organization that is committed to providing a voice for the students of the San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) by representing and presenting the interests of the students to the administrative and policy making bodies of the SFUSD. Details Each school […]

Californians for Justice Student Voice Campaign

Californians for Justice believes that in order to achieve the transformative change we want to see in our schools, and communities we must create systematic change that transforms policies, perceptions and practices, so that the voices of low-income, immigrant, LGBTIQ students and students of color are heard, valued and reflected in the decisions that directly impact […]

Students on School Boards in California

Here are different facts about roles for students on school boards in California. This information was compiled by SoundOut for the Students on School Boards Toolbox. District School Boards Today, district boards in California are required to include at least one high school student on the board whenever the district is petitioned by the district’s […]

California Association of Students Councils

The California Association of Student Councils, or CASC, was founded in 1947. They proudly proclaim that all their programs are student-led. That’s an excellent statement, since they have been a mighty driver for student voice and Meaningful Student Involvement in California for more than 65 years. One of their most powerful activities is the Student Advisory […]

What Kids Can Do Students as Allies in School Reform project

A national nonprofit organization hosts a nationwide program for students to determine how teaching and learning works better, modeling Meaningful Student Involvement. With major support from a national foundation, a nonprofit organization called What Kids Can Do funded organizations to engage students as researchers in their schools. The project was active in 2003-04 and again from 2011-12. Funding […]