Students on School Boards in Minnesota

The following are facts about students on school boards in Minnesota. District School Boards In 1972, the Minnesota state department of education reported that they did not encourage local school boards to consider roles for students on school boards. Today, students can join district school boards but cannot vote. In 1972, the Edina-Morningside School District […]

Minnesota Youth Advisory Council

The Minnesota Youth Advisory Council (MYAC) existed from 1999 until approximately 2004. Run by the State Commissioner of Children, Families, & Learning, the state agency that oversees public education in Minnesota, MYAC served as a national model. The Youth Advisory Council was composed of 15 public high school students.  According to Department literature from the time, MYAC the […]