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ERIC Number: ED445961
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-Mar
Pages: 14
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Service-Learning: Every Child a Citizen. Issue Paper.
Gomez, Barbara
In 1997 the Education Commission of the States (ECS) created the Compact for Learning and Citizenship (CLC), an organization of state and district superintendents working to improve student learning through civic involvement and the use of volunteers. This issue paper provides an overview of service-learning, discussing impact, alignment with improving education, civic responsibility, voluntary versus required service, guidelines for effective practice, systems and strategies of support, and resources to integrate service-learning into K-12 schools. Contains 10 references, 10 selected resources, and 6 Web sites. (BT)
Education Commission of the States, 707 17th Street, Suite 2700, Denver, CO 80202-3427; ($4, plus shipping and handling); Tel: 303-299-3600; Fax: 303-296-8332; Web site:
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Education Commission of the States, Denver, CO.