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The National Center for Learning and Citizenship

Engaged Citizenship Through e-Service Learning - This article explores the use of a virtual classroom as a means to further civic education and engagement, and increase opportunities for high quality service-learning to secondary students. The authors maintain that offering a service-learning leadership class as a virtual school course would allow students to lead in the creation of service opportunities while they meet civic education goals and build leadership skills. (American Association of School Administrators, January 2012)...

Serving Communities: How Four Organizations are Using National Service to Solve Community Problems - This report highlights the successes of four Corporation for National and Community Service grantees in an effort to give institutions and organizations in the national service network insight into the best practices of their peers. The four organizations included in this report represent a range of issue areas, program designs, funding streams and geography. Examining them more closely will provide the reader validation for his or her own work and insight into how peer organizations manage the opportunities and challenges of operating a national service program. (Abt Associates and Corporation for National and Community Service, December 2011)...

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