Students on School Boards in Utah

Here are facts about students on school boards in Utah compiled for the¬†SoundOut Students on School Board Toolbox. District School Boards In 1972, the Utah state department of education reported that they encouraged local school boards to consider roles for students on school boards. Today, students can join and vote on district school boards. Selection […]

Jackson Elementary School in Salt Lake City

At Jackson Elementary School in Salt Lake City, Utah, fifth grade students advocated for a new school library for their school and won. According to Barbara Lewis, author of The Kids Guide to Social Action, these young advocates have helped their elementary school reconstruct its library by researching, brainstorming, fundraising, giving speeches, lobbying, writing proposals […]