Participatory Budgeting in Schools
Participatory Budgeting is a global movement that is being rapidly adopted by thousands of schools at all grade levels.
We are excited to showcase some of the most useful PB guides and toolkits from around the world.
The FirstRoot Participatory Budgeting app supports all of these approaches, making PB in Schools easy, fast, and efficient.
A Guide to PB in Schools
Participatory Budgeting Project
This guide includes a comprehensive, step-by-step guide for implementing an in-person Participatory Budgeting program. Our supplemental guide extends this toolkit through the FirstRoot platform. It is a solid way to get started with PB in schools!
PB in SChools
Great Cities Institute, Univ. of IL, Chicago
Adapted from the PBP guide, this toolkit provides lessons that align to Common Core standards and the Illinois Social Science Learning Standards. Our supplemental guide extends this toolkit through the FirstRoot platform.
Evidence & ideas
This document captures a wide variety of background research that supports the broader and deeper benefits of Participatory Budgeting in Schools.