Demonstrating School District Success

Below are 2016-17 academic year highlights for Districts in Action participants in Henry County Schools, GA. Districts in Action supports and enhances district-determined strategic priorities, creating whole district transformation to ensure the sustainability of service-learning ­— an instructional practice that achieves measurable academic and civic outcomes through the development of cognitive critical thinking skills necessary … Continue reading Demonstrating School District Success

Service Unites with Learning at Windward High

We already knew that our Districts in Action schools were pretty spectacular, but now others are taking notice. Windward High School in Ferndale, Wash., recently presented in Seattle for Point of Light Foundation’s annual conference on Volunteering and Service, Service Unites, and walked away with two $500 grants… not bad for a few days’ work. While … Continue reading Service Unites with Learning at Windward High

Community Involvement and Social Incorporation of Young Adults

From the Archives (2010): Written by Andrea Finlay and Constance Flanagan, The Pennsylvania State University The class divide in civic participation in the United States is no secret. People with lower incomes and lower levels of education are less likely than those with higher incomes or higher levels of education to participate in civic life … Continue reading Community Involvement and Social Incorporation of Young Adults

Back-to-School Offer

Yes, we’re already talking back-to-school. Educators and Students: We’re ready to meet you where are — and take where you want to be. NYLC specializes in one-of-a-kind training opportunities, and we’d like to partner with you to deliver a valuable experience for your team. This summer, we’re offering trainings for educators and young people at … Continue reading Back-to-School Offer