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The Latest from KSVT

April 1, 2021

Student Organizations File Amicus Brief in Critical Supreme Court Student Free Speech Case

Student Voice, Kentucky Student Voice Team, Houston Independent School District Student Congress (HISD StuCon) and March For Our Lives, four grassroots student-led organizations working to elevate student voice at the national, state and local levels, have filed an amicus brief in the Supreme Court of the United States in Mahanoy Area School District v. B.L. to defend student free speech outside of school and on social media.

March 30, 2021

Statement on the General Assembly Passing HB 178

The Kentucky Student Voice Team is pleased to see the preservation of the non-voting student and teacher seats on the Kentucky Board of Education with the final passage of House Bill 178. We extend our gratitude to the bipartisan group of legislators who were able to protect these positions.

KSVT in the News

March 29, 2021

Gov. Andy Beshear's veto of school choice bill overridden

Courier Journal
March 16, 2021

Student and teacher seats on state education board safe after lawmakers reach agreement

Courier Journal
March 15, 2021

"A step backwards." Senate removes teacher and student seats on KY Board of Education

Lexington Herald-Leader

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