July 27, 2009

News Roundup: July 27, 2009

There seems to be a lot of energy buzzing around service lately - especially with the United We Serve initiative. We, at the Partnership, are aiming to keeping this energy moving forward through service-learning. Please watch in the coming weeks as we provide more information and suggestions about how you can get involved!

Baltimore Sun, July 27, 2009 - Service learning is different from community service! This article shows some of the confusion in the Baltimore schools. A great time to educate the public, parents and community about service-learning is during the National Learn & Serve Challenge (October 5-11, 2009)! Learn more at www.learnandservechallenge.org.

Eagle Tribune, July 26, 2009 - Good op-ed in favor of a United States Public Service Academy.

WMU News, July 24, 2009 - Western Michigan University anthropologist, Dr. Michael S. Nassaney, co-edited a book with Franklin & Marshal associate professor of anthropology, Mary Ann Levine. The book, Archaeology and Community Service Learning showcases the mutual contributions of archaeology and community service learning. Read the press release here.

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