Student government elections hold a special place in the educational experience of many young people, starting from their first attempts at class leadership roles in the primary school age, and ranging up to the campus-wide governance at the high school and collegiate levels.
A steering committee can help your school board zero in on the key policy issues that parents and constituents are voting for.
School board elections are known for having low turnout, but this interactive education tool could help parents and voters better understand the power of their ballot.
Requirements, qualifications, and election procedures leading up to the big day
Getting involved early and building relationships are key to landing a seat in office
Most high school students want to do their best, but sometimes wanting to succeed isn’t enough.
Spur engagement among students using active thinking and technology
If you have a child in school, you know the large number of events are scheduled throughout the year.
Fundraisers gain particular attention because of what they say about the school district’s fiscal health.
It is all but inevitable that fundraising event discussions also touch on, or reveal, a community’s values. This is a good thing.
American parents are eager to teach children about democracy and the value of voting.
Schools across the country organize election education and voting events. Learning opportunities start with the basics of math and reading and extend into lessons of history, government, and citizenship. Moreover, elections also enhance students’ interpersonal and speaking skills.