Volunteerism is not new, but the idea of volunteerism as part of one's formal education is receiving increased attention as a result of the National and Community Service Act of 1990 and National and Community Service Trust Act of 1993. Under the auspices of these acts, a number of community service and service learning projects are being implemented in Arizona communities. To date, the Serve-America program has provided limited funding for community service/service learning programs intended for students in grades K-12. Administered by the Arizona Department of Education, Arizona's Serve-America projects capture only a small portion of what students are doing in service to Arizona. This document is intended to expand knowledge about community service and service learning programs statewide.
Sadler, Linda and Vandegrift, Judith A., "Community Service in Arizona Schools: "A State-of-the-State" Report" (1994). School K-12. 47.
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