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Harwood Union High School in Vermont has put students at the center of most major decisions, from shaping the school schedule to hiring staff. Find out how student voice took center stage and the difference it made.

Letting Student Voice Shape Your School

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Wednesday, June 8, 2016, 2 to 3 p.m. ET

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Live Blog Chat: Letting Student Voice Shape Your School

A school in Vermont has taken an unusual path to remedy the old story of students who are chronically disengaged from school. It has reinvented itself to put students at the center. At Harwood Union High School, students shape every major policy. Join one of the school’s co-principals to find out why its adults built this unusually deep partnership with their students, and what effect it’s had.

Amy Rex, co-principal, Harwood Union High School, Moretown, Vt.

Catherine Gewertz, associate editor, Education Week

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