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ERIC Number: ED561947
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Feb
Pages: 7
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
Service-Learning May Influence Some Students' Attendance and Academic Performance
Baumann, Paul
Education Commission of the States
In 2010, the National Center for Learning and Civic Engagement (NCLCE) established the Schools of Success, a national network of 19 schools that use service-learning as an instructional strategy. The schools were part of a three-year project to examine how the elements of service-learning might enhance key student outcomes, such as academic performance and civic engagement. This brief reports on the relationships observed between students' participation in service-learning and academic performance and school attendance. [This report was funded by Learn and Serve America (LSA), which is a United States government program under the authority of the Corporation for National and Community Service.]
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: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Corporation for National and Community Service; State Farm Companies Foundation
Authoring Institution: Education Commission of the States; National Center for Learning and Civic Engagement (NCLCE)
Identifiers - Location: Alabama; California; Connecticut; Kentucky; Michigan; Mississippi; New York; Pennsylvania; Vermont; Wisconsin