Student Involvement and Youth Voice

Meaningful Student Involvement: Guide to Students as Partners in School Change

Author: Adam Fletcher

Summary: This powerful guide provides the theory, research, and numerous practical examples for working with students to take action together to improve schools, written by a leading practitioner in the field of youth voice and... Read on...

National Urban Alliance

Summary: The NUA's mission is to substantiate an irrefutable belief in the capacity of all public school children to achieve the high intellectual performances demanded by our ever changing global community. Our focus is teacher... Read on...

North Dakota Study Group

Summary: The North Dakota Study Group on Evaluation is a diverse network of progressive educators dedicated to advocacy for useful, fair, and democratic ways to document and assess children's learning and offering a criticism of... Read on...

Strong Connections at School Can Lead to Healthier Choices

Author: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Summary: The studies referenced here demonstrate the importance of students being connected to their school, both for social and developmental benefits as well as student achievement. School Connectedness is described in these... Read on...

The YRNES Report: Youth Researchers for a New Education System

Author: Eve Tuck and Youth Researchers for a New Education System

Summary: A powerful study done by youth asking young people in New York City schools about their perspectives on education and schools. The study found that: 1) young people believe their schooling is important to them, 2)... Read on...

Why and How to Let Students Decide

Author: Alfie Kohn

Summary: This popular article by the author Alfie Kohn gives stories and cites plentiful research showing the benefit of giving students greater decision-making power in their learning. He describes studies finding that greater... Read on...

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