"I think that the best way to prepare students to participate in democratic society is to have them grow up in democratic schools." - Jerry Mintz
In the video above (which I have shared before and is worth watching every minute of!), there is an example of a council meeting. This piece by Chris Mercogliano called School as Community, Community as School, looks at the council meeting as the pinnacle of the democratic experience in a more in depth way.
Are you interested in democratic education on any level? How do you promote democracy in the classroom? In the school? Beyond?