are we talking about? Learn about
Find out what students are
doing to change schools everyday.
Student Voice in Public Schools Following are some of the best
public schools we have found where student voice is powerfully engaged. These
are awesome examples to learn from. Each school has a high incidence of
meaningful student involvement among all students.
Social Justice Academy, Brooklyn, New York City, New York
Bay Area School of Enterprise, Oakland
NOVA Project, Seattle,
Federal Hocking High School, Federal Hocking, Ohio
New VISTA High School,
Student Voice in Private Schools
Many private schools have an advanced view of what student
voice can do. Learn more from these schools.
Student Voice Projects
Purpose of Schools
Lots of people have lots of
different opinions about schools. Use these links to learn what
different people think the purpose of schools is.
Diversity in Schools
Everyday you see the
differences in your schools. Learn what a
growing number of schools are doing to actually embrace these differences.
There are a lot of places to get news
about schools, and your school newspaper might just not be enough. Learn
about national trends and different perspectives about schools.
"The rights of students do
not end at the schoolhouse door." The Supreme Court said that. Learn
about what other people are saying, too.
What are the possibilities
for using computers and other technology in schools? These orgs and
sites have thought about it and are doing something, too.
Albert Einstein wrote that, "All that counts cannot
be counted. All that can be counted does not count."
Alternatives to School
In order to change schools
you should know what else people are considering as alternatives. Here
are some ways that students change schools individually.
*Special thanks to
Michele Levine and
ListenUp! for the inspiration to put this collection together.