State law encourages districts to implement community service education or service learning programs.
Oregon Administrative Rules 581-022-0102 Definitions
(5) "Career-Related Learning Experiences": Structured student activities in the community, the workplace, or in school that connect academic content and career-related learning to real life applications. These experiences extend, reinforce and support classroom learning. They include, but are not limited to:
- (a) Workplace mentoring;
- (b) Workplace simulations;
- (c) School-based enterprises;
- (d) Structured work experiences;
- (e) Cooperative work and study programs;
- (f) On-the-job training;
- (g) Apprenticeship programs;
- (h) Service learning; and
- (i) Field-based investigations.
Oregon Revised Statutes 329.157 Identification and coordination of existing resources
(1) Community learning centers shall promote identification and coordination of existing resources including, but not limited to, the following services and activities:
- (b) Youth development and service learning activities
Oregon Revised Statutes 339.331 Mission; duties; annual report; staff; funding
(1) There is created the Center for School Safety within the University of Oregon. The mission of the center shall be to:
- (a) Serve as the central point for data analysis;
- (b) Conduct research;
- (c) Disseminate information about successful school safety programs, research results and new programs; and
- (d) Provide technical assistance for improving the safety of schools in collaboration with the Department of Education and others.
(2) To fulfill its mission, the Center for School Safety shall:
- (a) Establish a clearinghouse for information and materials concerning school violence prevention and intervention services. As used in this paragraph, “intervention services” means any preventive, developmental, corrective or supportive service or treatment provided to a student who is at risk of school failure, is at risk of participation in violent behavior or juvenile crime or has been expelled from the school district. “Intervention services” may include, but is not limited to:
- (J) Work and community service programs.
Title IV-B Nita M. Lowey 21st Century Community Learning Centers (CCLC)
The page provides guidance for the establishment of century community learning centers