Make student voices really matter in our schools
Commentary in EdSource
Nearly every middle and high school gives students a voice on campus in some way, but many schools miss the opportunity to make student voices really matter.
Student voice is an area that I’ve been passionate about for a long time. When I was a student at North Hollywood High School in Los Angeles Unified, I participated in several meaningful programs that gave students a real voice in solving problems and helped many students develop leadership capacity (and not just the usual suspects!).