break-through public schools, research and replicates new
designs for education, training educators to serve as leaders in
their schools and communities, and actively engaging the public
as participants and decision makers in the education of our
Breakthrough Collaborative Engages high school students as
teachers to younger students in a variety of communities across the US
and around the world.
Association of Student Councils CASC
is a non-profit organization led by a group of high school students.
We believe in youth leadership and empowerment; thus all of our
programs are truly led by students. All of our conferences
include council sessions led by highly trained high school and college
CampusActivism.org A nationwide database of organizations,
resources, and individuals committed to high school, college, and
graduate student organizing.
Coalition for Essential
Creates and sustains
equitable, intellectually vibrant, personalized schools and to
make such schools the norm of American public education.
Cross City Campaign for Urban
A national network of school
reformers who support efforts to create high-quality schools
that ensure educational success for all urban young people.
Edutopia for Students
giving students more control over their learning, integrating subjects
and applying them in the real world, and giving students access to
outside experts and resources.
Education | Evolving
Studies and information for Minnesota
schools on how student voice affects education.
Mix It Up
National program focusing student voice on defeating ignorance and
Think Resources on
grading schools, being an activist, and more.
National Paideia Center
School operational model which builds student voice.
Northwest Regional Educational Labs
Research organization with a
particular interest in student voice.
National student voice
Project 540 - Students Turn for a Change
National high school student voice program.
Schools Coalition School reform
model including student voice.
Kids Can Do Stories about
student voice changing schools and communities.
Youth On Board
Works in several schools in
and with the Boston School District to engage students throughout
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PUBLIC Education Agencies
Washington State Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction offers
a student-driven program designed to teach high school students about
Boston Student Advisory Council
Administered by the Office of High School Renewal (HSR) of Boston
Public Schools, in partnership with Youth on Board, BSAC is a citywide
body of student leaders representing their respective high schools.
Oakland Unified School District Youth Voice & Activism Webpage
This program at OUSD offers powerful tools, links, and tips for
students to change their world.
Portland Superintendent's Student Advisory Council
The SuperSAC is a district-wide, student-driven group that offers
recommendation and insight to the Superintendent, while providing an
opportunity for dialogue between students and district staff.
San Francisco Unified School District
SAC, is the group of students that is
officially charged with representing the needs of the students to the
decision-makers in the San Francisco Unified School District. The SAC
is made up of two representatives from each public high school in San
An online discussion
forum created by
the public school system in Anne Arundel County, Maryland, for K-12
students to discuss issues relating to the policies of the Anne
Arundel County Public Schools.
Maryland State Board of Education
Maryland is the only state in the nation that has a full-voting
student member on the State Board of Education. This student votes on
all issues, participates in all debates, and is respected as a full
Advisory Board on Education SABE is a
state wide conference in Sacramento, California that gives students an
opportunity to address the California State Board of Education on
issues facing California's students.
Kentucky Department of Education
Student voice is a very important part of Kentucky's Refocusing
Secondary Initiative. Stakeholders hear what the students are saying
about their high school experiences and their hopes for high schools
in the future. The agency is also assembling an online student
advisory team for the secondary initiative.
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