Youth and Adults Transforming Schools Together (YATST)

The mission of Youth and Adults Transforming Schools Together is “…to change things from from doing things to and for students to doing things with them… that they’re partners in that process…” Helen Beattie founded Youth and Adults Transforming Schools Together, or YATST, in the mid-2000s in order to promote the “four Rs” – Rigor, Relevance, Relationships, […]

Students on School Boards in Vermont

Here are facts about students on school boards in Vermont. District School Boards In 1972, the Vermont state department of education reported that they encouraged local school boards to consider roles for students on school boards. Students representatives attended the state board of education meetings, as well as meetings at several local districts. They also reportedly […]