Meaningful Student Involvement at Work: Monument Mountain Regional High School

“The most important thing about your question is that you actually want to know your answer.” The Independent Project is a school within Monument Mountain Regional High School in Great Barrington, Massachusetts. Principal Marianne Young sought to, “Create a school that allows young people to be completely invested and to move every kind of human being through the same gate.”

Watch this video by Charles Tsai to learn more, and share this post with your friends and networks. More people need to learn about this project, based in a public high school and funded by a public school district. Powerful examples of Meaningful Student Involvement need to be shared, and labelled for what they are.

Learn more from our project site focused on student voice at SoundOut.org.

Written by Adam Fletcher, this article was originally posted to http://commonaction.blogspot.com. Learn more at adamfletcher.net!

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For almost two decades, Adam F. C. Fletcher has led international outreach focused on engaging people successfully. Working with thousands of youth-serving nonprofits, K-12 schools, government agencies, international NGOs and other organizations around the world, his work spans the fields of education, public health, economic development and social services, and includes professional development, public speaking, publishing, social media and more. He founded the Freechild Institute for Youth Engagement, SoundOut and CommonAction, as well as writing more than 50 publications and 500 articles. He has also established 150-plus community empowerment projects.

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