Providence Student Union

The Providence Student Union seeks to build student power to ensure that young people have a fair say in improving their education. In the spring of 2010, students from Providence’s Hope High School joined together to fight to protect their school’s popular block schedule from being dismantled. They began a series of campaigns to improve their school […]

Students on School Boards in Rhode Island

Here are facts about students on school boards in Rhode Island. In 1972, the Rhode Island state department of education reported that they did not encourage local school boards to consider roles for students on school boards. We have no further information at this time. Please share what you know in the comments section below! Related […]

Mount Pleasant High School

Twelfth grade students at Mount Pleasant High School in Providence, Rhode Island, can join a teacher academy and team up with students in a local teacher education program to give presentations on educational philosophy to high school students. The high school students researched important educational philosophers and wrote personal statements of educational philosophy. The two […]