Service-Learning/Community Service as a Strategy for Fostering Student Outcomes
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Service-Learning/Community Service as a Strategy for Fostering Student Outcomes

August 2011

This report highlights selected state policies which identify service-learning/community service as a strategy to foster positive student outcomes, including student achievement, civic engagement and workplace readiness.

Service-learning is identified as an instructional strategy to increase student achievement Service-learning is identified as a strategy to increase student civic engagement Service-learning is identified as a means of preparing students for the workplace
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
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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