Connor Cushman

Connor Cushman

17 Year Old Student Makes California School Board

17-year old school board member Connor Cushman

Decisions made by the California State Board of Education are not agreed upon easily. Serious issues are debated, and the future of education for an entire state is rigorously investigated by qualified representatives; including a 17-year old high school student.

Conor Cushman is not able to vote for president, but is a member of the California State Board of Education with full voting privileges. The position was obtained through a state-wide competition; one that Cushman had no expectation of winning. Without an extensive knowledge of school board operations, Cushman applied for the student board member position and won. He is now part of an extremely influential political process, affecting teachers, parents and students in his home state.

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