When It Comes To Service Learning, Students Are Community Partners

In this week’s issue of Education Week, SLP responded to a recent op-ed, “How Can We Make Service Learning Less Self-Serving?”  In the original article, San Francisco teacher Kyle Redford shared her concern that too often service-learning efforts organized with community partners benefit the students but not the partners themselves.  Our Letter to the Editor explains how the SLP model consistently enables students to provide direct and lasting benefits to their community partners.

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