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Document Number: 8421

High School Community Service as a Predictor of Adult Voting and Volunteering - The influences of high school community service participation, extracurricular involvement and civic knowledge on voting and volunteering were examined using the National Educational Longitudinal Study. The major finding is that both voluntary and school-required community service in high school were strong predictors of adult voting and volunteering. (Daniel Hart, Thomas Donnelly, James Youniss and Robert Atkins, American Educational Research Journal, March 2007)...

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