North Eugene High School Principal, Iton Udosenata and 4J District Associate Director for Communications, Kerry Delf present their work with Inflexion around a visioning process and developing maxims to the school board.
Anaheim Union High School District (AUHSD)’s Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP) stakeholder engagement processes are some of the most innovative we have seen in California.
Due to the leadership team’s hard work, SHS was awarded a five-year grant to start the Afterschool Miller Program to give students a safe place to learn and explore their interests after school.
In 2013, the school board in Philadelphia announced a plan to close 37 schools. The Philadelphia Student Union, an organized group of students that runs campaigns at the local, state, and national levels, showed up to the school board meeting dressed as zombies. They performed a choreographed routine to Michael Jackson’s Thriller and collapsed at the end. One of the participating students, Benjamin Franklin High sophomore Hausim Talbot, told the Philadelphia Inquirer, “We represent the students affected by the closing plan. Our hopes would be dead.”
With so many educational reform efforts underway across the country, student voice often gets lost in the myriad of recommendations coming from politicians, career academics, and professional educators. While out…
This New York Times article by Sam Dillon reviews a huge research project that suggests that students may offer important feedback regarding the effectiveness of teachers.