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...

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...

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...

The Next Stage: We caught up with eight students from one...

Part Two of a Two-Part Series The music room at Merrimack Valley High School looms large in the memory of students who found themselves there...

Reaching Higher offers two new resources for students

If you're a student, you feel the impact of education policy decisions more directly than anyone, but you may not always feel like you...

School Funding Commission welcomes youth input: Sept. 23 and Oct. 7

The Commission to Study School Funding is hosting two public comment sessions dedicated to youth voices. On September 23rd and October 7th, from 4...

Adjustments, disappointments, and silver linings: Students reflect on remote learning

The final weeks of school are typically abuzz with celebrations and traditions, handshakes and hugs and tears. Teenagers sway to sugary dance tunes. Sweaty,...