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Re: [Channel-talkcivics] Making Civics Real

From: <Efroehlich1@aol.com>
Date: Sun Aug 19 2007 - 13:44:39 EDT
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Dear Jim,
I also do a mandatory service component that I coordinate for the entire
middle school. We are a small private school so that is possible. I let the
students decide on the service project and this last year they tried to earn
enough funds to build a school house in Sierra Leone. Because they had to earn
the money (or it wouldn't be learning), they decide on the ways, dates,
activities,etc. I also have the student council participate. This year I'm going
to make it part of their character building class as a consultant to the
other teachers. We managed to feed 2 schools lunches for a year and to buy goats
for 12 families. We'll have to see what they come up with this year.
Elyse

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Received on Mon Aug 20 09:42:50 2007

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