Creative Expressions of Agency: Contemplating Youth Voice and Adult Roles in Participatory Action Research

by Vanessa Jones, Carmine Stewart, Anne Galletta & Jennifer Ayala 2015

The chapter examines youth participation within three intergenerational collectives using participatory action research (PAR) to address educational policies youth viewed as counterproductive to their education. Outlining the complexity of youth voice, the multiple vehicles within the arts through which youth voice is expressed, and the different ways in which youth voice is received by educators and policy makers, the chapter underscores the promise of youth involvement in developing, assessing, and fundamentally altering educational policy.

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This article originally appeared as NSSE Yearbook Vol 114. No. 1.

Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 117 Number 13, 2015, p. 135-152 ID Number: 18281, Date Accessed: 12/11/2017 9:51:19 AM

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