Maine - Community Service Education/ Service Learning: Programs or Services

Area: 
Programs And Services
Policy Type: 
Statute
Summary: 

State law encourages districts to implement community service education or service learning programs.

Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Education Part 3 Elementary and Secondary Education Chapter 207-A Instruction Subchapter 3 Secondary Schools 4722. High school diploma standards

A secondary school shall provide a comprehensive program of instruction leading to a high school diploma as set out in section 4721. The commissioner shall develop rules for the transition between the requirements of this section and the parameters for essential instruction and graduation requirements established under section 6209.

2-A.  Implementation of Multiple Pathways and Opportunities. Students may demonstrate achievement of the standards through multiple pathways as set out under section 4703 and multiple opportunities. Achievement may be demonstrated by evidence documented by course and learning experiences using multiple measures, such as, but not limited to, examinations, quizzes, portfolios, performances, exhibitions, projects and community service.

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