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Friday, October 4 • 8:30am - 9:20am
Letting Youth Be Heard: The Student Voice Movements in Schools and Libraries

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Only 44% of young people in grades 6-12 believe students have a voice in decision making in their schools, yet when they feel students have a voice, many positive results follow. To give students a voice, young people are organizing with others to improve their schools. This session considers how school and public libraries can encourage student voice and how doing so will strengthen their institutions.

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Christine Sturgeon

Supervisor of Lending Library/Delivery, Prairie Lakes AEA
Christine Sturgeon serves as both the supervisor of the lending library for Prairie Lakes AEA and district teacher librarian for Manson Northwest Webster Schools in northwest Iowa. She is Board President of Iowa Student Learning Institute (IowaSLI), a nonprofit student voice organization... Read More →

Friday October 4, 2019 8:30am - 9:20am CDT
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