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For Students By Students – A Student Bill of Rights
Kip Morales
As a master Tai Chi Chuan (太極拳) practitioner in Tamon Naishindo internal martial arts, Kip's purpose is to promote the spirit of harmony and the people's capacity for maintaining faith in their true nature. As a teacher of high school urban youth, a board member for Junior State of America Foundation, and a senior policy fellow of educational advocates at Teach Plus, Kip pushes the boundaries of our educational system towards greater equity, civility, and worth. In such efforts, Kip attributes his team of students and teachers for making education real and our communities more harmonious.

The K-12 Student Bill of Rights is a document designed to elevate education and empower students to advocate for safe, inspiring, and equitable learning environments. This document will act as the first step in the many changes that need to be made in the education system.

According to the U.S. Civil Rights Commission, "American public schooling is, and has been, profoundly unequal in the opportunity delivered to students...." Creating a Student Bill of Rights, we hope to be able to use it a a guiding document to make needed educational changes that our national, state, and district educational systems have been too ineffective in addressing. Students will create the Student Bill of Rights based on their own experiences and through negotiation with adult stakeholders.

Campaign Help

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  • PR
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Advocates

  • Business community
  • NGO’s (youth, human rights, urban league)
  • PTA
  • Education