High School Graduation Requirement or Credit toward Graduation — Service-Learning/Community Service
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High School Graduation Requirement or Credit toward Graduation — Service-Learning/Community Service

August 2011

This report highlights each state's high school graduation requirements or credit allowed toward graduation for service-learning/community service. Please note that many school districts have graduation requirements in addition to those required by the state.

Statewide high school service requirement Credit toward graduation for service-learning or community service State explicitly permits districts to adopt a service requirement for graduation
Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida
Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine
Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi
Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
Federal Law
North Carolina
North Dakota
Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah
Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming
American Samoa
Guam
Puerto Rico
Virgin Islands

This database will be updated as we learn of policy changes. If you have comments about the information presented or the database, please contact Ann Rautio at arautio@ecs.org or 303.299.3606. Creation of this database was made possible in part through the support of the State Farm Companies Foundation.

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