Student Representatives of the Board of Education sworn in

On the agenda for a Special Board Meeting held on Monday, July 20th two students, rising senior Kimberly Sullivan of Sound School and rising junior, Coral Ortiz of Hillhouse High School were sworn in by Mayor Toni Harp to formally take their seats on the Board of Education.

In 2013 New Haven voters decided on a citywide charter revision referendum to create two student seats for student representatives on the Board of Education with the goal of strengthening youth voice in New Haven Public Schools and providing students an opportunity to have a stronger impact on their own education.

To read the Independent article, click here.