VOYCE stands in solidarity with the Chicago Teachers Union!
This is not just the teachers' fight. It's our fight.
VOYCE wins an end to automatic two-week suspensions!
VOYCE wins a new Code of Conduct that cuts the length of all suspensions in half.
VOYCE wins pilot of student surveys in CPS teacher evaluation
A huge step for student voice in improving instruction, but there's still more to do.
Guess what major paper just turned up the heat on Chicago Public Schools?
Sun-Times editorial board highlights VOYCE, calls on CPS to reform discipline
Youth Leaders Win Meeting with CPS Leadership after July 27 Board of Ed Meeting
On July 27, VOYCE went to the CPS Board of Education meeting to demand a meeting with CPS leadership. Here's what SWOP leader Sierra Williams had to say about it...
Coming Together for Education Justice at the 2011 Leadership Retreat!
On July 29-30, youth leaders from across the city came together for two days of bonding, reflection and movement-building. This is what ONE leader Brion Kyle had to say about her experience!
VOYCE Demands End to Harsh Discipline at Chicago Public Schools!
Today, over 75 students stood with teachers and parents to release an original cost-analysis report and call for major changes in school discipline policy.
Youth leaders present recommendations to U.S. Department of Education
On February 26, six VOYCE leaders traveled to Washington D.C. to play a lead role in the DOE's first-ever national youth summit.
VOYCE Rally and Student Canvass to Get out the Vote for Education!
On February 21, 300 VOYCE youth held a non-partisan "Get out the Vote for our Future" Day of Action on education. Check out what SWOP leader Nora R. had to say about it...
VOYCE Youth Visit Successful Schools Around the Country!
In 2010, VOYCE sent 20 students and 16 adult allies to successful high schools in three cities. Read more to find out what youth from the Kenwood Oakland Community Organization (KOCO) learned...
VOYCE Youth Respond to "Waiting for Superman"
VOYCE student leaders wrote letters to the editor about the new documentary "Waiting for Superman." Follow the link below to read their letters!
VOYCE Presents Recommendations to Senior Dept. of Ed. Official
This summer, VOYCE convened a youth-led forum with the director of community outreach for the US Department of Education. Click on the link below to find out what Jose B. had to say about it...
VOYCE Leaders Share their Message with MTV News Anchor
On August 18, VOYCE leaders attended a national screening of "Waiting for Superman," a new documentary about education reform. Here's what LSNA leader Brian P. had to say about it...
Learning, Planning and Building Together at VOYCE Collaborative Retreat
On August 5-6, 35 youth leaders from across the city of Chicago came together for an intensive, youth-led planning retreat for the coming year. Here's what Stephanie M. had to say about it...
VOYCE Youth Leaders to Appear on WCIU
On August 11, VOYCE leaders Stephanie M. and Hennessy W. traveled downtown to be guests on WCIU's "26 N. Halsted." Keep reading to hear what they had to say about their interview!