1972 Omaha North High School Student Assembly

North High School in Omaha, Nebraska, is my alma mater. Coincidentally, they made strides in student voice advocacy long before I ever got there. Here’s what I have uncovered. tramadol for saleStarting in the late 1960s, students at North High School in Omaha, Nebraska, struggled to promote student voice in school. By the time I […]

Student Courts and Meaningful Student Involvement

Student courts are one approach to engaging students as partners in school discipline. Student courts can happen in elementary, middle, and high school, and when they operate outside schools, they are youth courts. Most often, they provide conflict resolution and interpretation of student bylaws and constitutions. When infused with classroom learning goals and provided equitable opportunities for […]

California State Board of Education Student Member

The California State Board of Education Student Member has been a fixture since 1969. They have been full-voting members since 1983. History Starting in 1969, the SBE appointed a student to serve as a board advisor. In 1983, the Legislature and Governor granted the student full participation and voting rights. Eligibility In order to become student members of the SBE, […]

Vancouver School Board Student Trustee

The Vancouver School Board Student Trustee began their duty in 2013. The student trustee serves for one school year, and can be elected for two terms. According to Vancouver School Board policy, student trustees will… participate with other trustees in discussions, and provide a student perspective on matters before the Board present a Student Trustee report at the […]

Vancouver District Students’ Council

The Vancouver District Students’ Council, or VDSC, is a committee of dedicated student representatives from all 19 secondary schools and 22 alternative programs at the Vancouver School Board. The VDSC’s mandate is to provide student input in the planning and decision-making of the district. It is also an opportunity for students to develop leadership skills, work […]