ERIC Number: ED370237
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
The Service Learning Planning and Resource Guide.
Council of Chief State School Officers, Washington, DC.
This funding guide is designed to help schools, education agencies, institutions of higher education, and others develop service-learning initiatives to improve K-12 education. It includes descriptions of 130 funding programs in 15 federal agencies, which generally provide two categories of financial assistance--formula grants, and competitive or discretionary grants. Part 1 offers program profiles in the following areas: educational improvement; humanities/social sciences; mathematics, science, and technology; partnerships; school-to-work focus; students with special needs; out-of-school youth; youth development; substance abuse prevention; health education; juvenile delinquency prevention; aging; child care; community development; environment; health care; human services; and literacy. Each profile provides information on the source, eligibility, amount, agency, and examples of appropriate programs. Part 2 contains information on selected service-learning resources and related networks. These are resources for designing and implementing service-learning initiatives at various levels. The following types of resources are described: training, publications, curriculum materials, resource guides, technical assistance, membership services, program manuals, and databases. (LMI)
Descriptors: Categorical Aid, Educational Finance, Educational Improvement, Elementary Secondary Education, Eligibility, Federal Government, Financial Support, Grants, Grantsmanship, Higher Education, Service Learning
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Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Council of Chief State School Officers, Washington, DC.