A long tradition of research suggests that giving students more opportunities to participate in the management of their own classrooms and schools builds their civic skills and attitudes. Thus, giving students a voice in school governance is a promising way to encourage all young people to engage civically Guardians of Democracy report, pg.33
Join the students and educators from Chicago Public Schools Student Voice Committee to learn how you can embrace a “360” approach to student voice in schools that not only impacts classroom instruction, but schoolwide culture, climate, and engagement with the greater community. Students are welcome to attend this session with their teacher/sponsor. Educators, once registered, will be given a zoom link 24 hours prior to the event that they can share with their students interested in attending.