New York High School Student Union

The New York High School Student Union operated in the late 1960s and early 1970s. Activities The NY Union worked with hundreds of students statewide to create a list of ten demands for schools. No suspensions, involuntary transfers, exclusion from classes, detention, harassment of students. Due process for students. No cops in schools, no narcos, security guards, plain […]

A Short History of Student Voice in the United States

  Students have been striving to improve schools for more than a century. The student voice movement today is being presented as a new thing, something invented by ambitious students determined to improve their schools. However, this simply is not true. In classrooms and education programs scattered across North America and around the world, students […]