State law requires districts to implement community service education or service learning programs, or encourages and offers student incentives for participation (e.g., recognition programs or course credit).
Civic Education in Washington State
This document addresses establishment of community service learning programs
Revised Code of Washington 28A.320.193 Community service—Policy—Incentive.
By September 1, 2013, each school district shall adopt a policy that is supportive of community service and provides an incentive, such as recognition or credit, for students who participate in community service.