The National Center for Learning and Civic Engagement (NCLCE) has researched service-learning policies in all states to provide this comprehensive resource. Click on the questions below for 50-state comparisons showing how all states approach specific service-learning policies. Or, choose to view a specific state’s approach by going to the individual state profiles page.
- Student participation in high-quality service-learning is positively related to gains in the following key outcomes at statistically significant levels:
- Academic engagement.
- Educational aspirations.
- Acquisition of 21st century skills.
- Community engagement.
- High School Graduation Requirement or Credit toward Graduation — Service-Learning/ Community Service
- Service-Learning/Community Service in Standards and/or Frameworks
- Service-Learning/Community Service as a Strategy for Fostering Student Outcomes
- Service-Learning and Professional Development for Teachers or Administrators
- Funding for Service-Learning/Community Service
- Service-Learning/Community Service Addressed in Other State Policies, Statutes or Administrative Code
PUBLISHED: January 1, 2014
RESOURCE TYPE: 50-State Comparison