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Growing Connections, Transforming Beliefs – Student Voice Campaign Research Brief.

The Student Voice Campaign emerged in 2014 from the belief that the more than 6 million California students – three-quarters of whom are from communities of color, more than half who are low-income, and nearly one-quarter who are English learners – deserve to be heard, valued, and reflected in their education. In the face of these challenges, students with Californians for Justice and other youth organizing groups around the state, realized that change would require a major shift in school culture and policies. In the first year of the Student Voice Campaign students won new Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF) regulations which put students that are meant to benefit from LCFF – low-income, foster care, and English Learner students – at the center of making decisions that impact their education and their future.

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