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Time-honored Hanover High School Council models shared decision making

A familiar component of the high school experience, student government isn’t a guaranteed conduit for student voice. To be effective, a student government has...

Prepare for a student school board member with our customizable guides

The new law requiring a student member on NH school boards will have an impact on students, school boards, educators, and community members. Effective...

Reaching Higher is pleased to present our new toolkit for student...

Beginning in January 2023, every school board in New Hampshire must have at least one student member from each of the high schools maintained...

A student school board member is a great first step toward...

Having a student on the school board is an important means of elevating student voice, and many schools find that it leads to additional...

Student membership on school boards provides benefits for all

Student membership on school boards is fundamentally democratic because it elevates a traditionally underrepresented point of view in education governance. It can be a...

Student representation on school boards can help empower all students. Here’s...

School boards should strive to engage with as many members of the community as possible, including students. A student school board member can help...

What you should know about the new law requiring student members...

Beginning in January 2023, every school board in New Hampshire must have at least one student member from each of the high schools maintained...

WEBINAR: Drafted without public input, proposed changes to public school standards...

On Wednesday, August 31, Reaching Higher NH presented a briefing to the New Hampshire Education Network (NHEN) on proposed rule changes to the Minimum...

Meet our team: Kayla Provencher stays focused on students

Kayla Provencher, Reaching Higher’s Public Policy Researcher, has been a student almost her whole life, finishing grad school just this past spring. She experienced...

Students: Apply now for Student Voice’s 2022-23 programs

Attention students with a passion for education justice: Student Voice, a student-led call to action for more equitable schools, is now accepting applications for...