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ERIC Number: ED512146
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Dec
Pages: 4
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
Service-Learning: Why It Matters. The Progress of Education Reform. Volume 10, Number 6
Education Commission of the States (NJ3)
The term service-learning is used frequently these days, but confusion remains as to what it is and why it matters. More importantly, are there any measurable benefits? This issue of "The Progress of Education Reform" looks at four research studies that explore the impact of service-learning on student achievement and civic engagement. A list of ECS resources is included. (Contains 3 endnotes.)
Education Commission of the States. ECS Distribution Center, 700 Broadway Suite 1200, Denver, CO 80203-3460. Tel: 303-299-3692; Fax: 303-296-8332; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serial; Reports - Research
Education Level: High Schools
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: GE Foundation
Authoring Institution: Education Commission of the States
Identifiers - Location: Illinois; Pennsylvania