ERIC Number: EJ554736
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
School-Based Service: Reconnecting Schools, Communities, and Youth at the Margin.
Theory into Practice, v36 n3 p170-75 Sum 1997
Service learning addresses many developmental needs of early adolescents that may be neglected in academic curricula, a particularly urgent need for inner city youth. This paper describes the urban National Helper's Network, noting ways that service learning empowers both the servers and the served, who are both in need. (SM)
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Community Services, Developmental Stages, Early Adolescents, High Risk Students, Inner City, Intermediate Grades, Junior High School Students, Junior High Schools, Middle Schools, Program Design, School Community Programs, Service Learning, Student Participation, Urban Schools
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue title: "Community Service Learning."