In the wake of Parkland, empowering students is key to keeping them safe.
Students, teachers, parents, and school leaders throughout the country are celebrating some of their favorite books this week–and making student voice a priority.
At Fayette County Schools, superintendent Emmanuel Caulk relies on strong partnerships to boost parent involvement and student engagement.
In a recent webinar, Dr. Jubal Yennie, superintendent of Wyoming’s Albany County School District #1, shares the steps his district takes to ensure every student feels heard.
At Miami Norland High School in Florida, creative writing teacher Precious Symonette helps disadvantaged students find their voice through writing.
At Pittsfield Middle High School in New Hampshire, school leaders relied on a strong student voice to help improve a struggling school culture.
Penn. high school student Peter Butera’s graduation speech ruffled feathers during commencement. It also reignited a debate over student empowerment and voice in schools.
When Ypsilanti Community Schools Superintendent Ben Edmondson was ready to leave for another district, the words of a student convinced him to stay. Yet, another example of the power of student voice.
When student reporters at a Kansas high school discovered discrepancies in their newly-hired principal’s resume, they decided to speak out, demonstrating the power of student voice.
Tuscaloosa City Schools Superintendent Dr. Michael Daria explores the link between student engagement and student voice—and shares advice from his own experience.