This article reports on efforts to encourage voice on larger topics involving how their school is run including school operations and curriculum decisions. The article provides a number of examples from around the country and cites several projects which are geared to encouraging student voice in their schools.Source:
Linda Jacobson, Education DIVE, November 6, 2017Description:
"Giving students input into their school experiences has often been limited to narrow topics, such as voting on lunch menu options or organizing fund-raising activities for an extracurricular program....But those opportunities might not always attract less-outgoing students or those who already feel disengaged in school. Some district and school leaders, however, are now creating new structure to give students a voice not onlu into what might be considered "student life" issues, but also into school improvement and curriculum decisions."Read the full article here!