|Statewide high school service requirement||No|
|Credit toward graduation for service-learning or community service||School districts are required to adopt a policy that is supportive of community service and provides an incentive, such as recognition or credit, for students who participate in community service.|
WA ST 28A.320.193
|State explicitly permits districts to adopt a service requirement for high school graduation||No|
|Service-learning is included in state standards and/or frameworks||The learning standards for social studies have a goal to build in each student a commitment to civic participation. The commitment is identified as the result of social studies education that includes opportunities for students to understand and experience their own power to make a positive difference through service to their communities and the world.|
Washington State K-12 Social Studies Learning Standards: Version 1.2. Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction, January 2013. http://www.k12.wa.us/SocialStudies/pubdocs/SocialStudiesStandards.pdf. [Accessed December 27, 2013.]
The career and technical education program standards require that each CTE course include extended learning in the community/family and business/industry, managed and supervised by certified CTE teachers.
Career and Technical Education Program Standards 2011. Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction, 2011. http://www.k12.wa.us/CareerTechEd/Forms/CTEProgramStandards2011.pdf. [Accessed December 27, 2013.]
|Service-learning is identified as an instructional strategy to increase student achievement||No|
|Service-learning is identified as a strategy to increase student civic engagement||No|
|Other policies relating to service-learning||No|
|Policies that support, encourage or require service-learning professional development for teachers||No|
|Policies that support, encourage or require service-learning professional development for administrators||No|
|Funding provided by state for service-learning||Community learning center grant funds may be used to carry out a broad array of out-of-school activities that support and enhance academic achievement. The activities may include, among other things, entrepreneurial education and community service.|
Wash. Rev. Code Ann. § 28A.215.060
|State received federal funding for K-12 service-learning through the Corporation for National and Community Service||No|
|Service-learning is identified as a means of preparing students for the workplace||No|
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