ERIC Number: ED403861
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Learn and Serve America. Higher Education Program Descriptions, 1996.
Corporation for National Service, Washington, DC.
This report lists higher education programs sponsored by Learn and Serve America which provides models and resources for teachers integrating service learning into classrooms from kindergarten through college. These programs have two primary objectives: (1) to support service-learning programs that meet unmet community needs, and (2) to build infrastructure, in partnership with community agencies, which will increase service-learning opportunities for students. Programs address community needs in four key areas: school success, public safety, human needs, and environment. The 98 programs listed are located in 39 states and the District of Columbia and grantees include traditional four-year institutions, community colleges and vocational/technical schools, historically black colleges and universities, tribal colleges, Hispanic-serving institutions, and statewide consortia or national network programs. Following the brief introductory materials covering information on grant awards, grantee profiles, and grantee activities, the balance of the report lists and describes programs by state and by institution. (CH)
Descriptors: Community Services, Consortia, Cooperative Programs, Demonstration Programs, Higher Education, Institutional Cooperation, Kindergarten, Partnerships in Education, Public Service, School Business Relationship, School Community Programs, Secondary Schools, Service Learning, Shared Resources and Services, Student Participation, Two Year Colleges, Vocational Schools
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Corporation for National Service, Washington, DC.