Students on School Boards in Texas

Here are facts about students on school boards in Texas. In 1972, the Texas state department of education reported that they encouraged local school boards to consider roles for students on school boards. Today, students cannot join or vote on district school boards in Texas. More Info Students on School Boards Toolbox Table of Contents SoundOut […]

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 […]

Round Rock High School

An eighth-grader student was a member of the high school building design committee for a small school district in rural Texas. The committee, which reported to the school board, was creating plans for a new high school building. One of the main issues the student raised was the monotony of the current school’s environment. “Why […]