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Student Advisory Council

Elections

Massachusetts can take pride in being one of a handful of states with full voting rights for a student on the state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (Board) and the only state where the student Board member is elected by his/her peers. Mass. General Laws Chapter 15, Section 1E provides for voting student representation on the Board through a state Student Advisory Council. The Student Advisory Council has a distinguished history in representing secondary school students in the Commonwealth, and provides opportunities for students to learn and grow while demonstrating their individual leadership qualities.

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RSAC Election Memo 2020
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Student Advisory Council Functions and Responsibilities
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Suggestions for Conducting Elections during School Closures
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Suggested Election Procedures & Timelines

If you have any questions, please contact us at sac@doe.mass.edu.

Last Updated: May 8, 2020

 
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Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
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