New Hampshire - Community Service Education/ Service Learning: Programs or Services

Area: 
Programs And Services
Policy Type: 
Regulation
Summary: 

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

New Hampshire Administrative Rules Ed 306.04 Policy Development.

(i) The policy relative to character and citizenship development shall:

  • (1) Include those elements of character and citizenship to be incorporated in courses of study or instilled, by example, in a caring educational environment, including but not limited to:
    • a. Self-discipline, self-respect, and self-control;
    • b. Pursuant to Part 2, Article 83 of the New Hampshire Constitution, humanity, benevolence, and truth and honesty with self and others;
    • c. Fairness, integrity, and justice;
    • d. Respect, courtesy, and human worth;
    • e. Responsibility to oneself and others;
    • f. Community service; and
    • g. Pursuant to RSA 186:13, the rights and responsibilities of citizenship; and
  • (2) Be developed in consultation with school staff, administration, parents, and other representatives of the community.
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