Launching a New Service-Learning Class: A Teacher’s Perspective


by Joy Mazur, guest blogger, English teacher, Morris Knolls High School, Rockaway, NJ I’m trying something new. I’m a rebel, a renegade, outside the law. I’m going rogue. I’m making service-learning its own class. I know, I know — service-learning, by definition, must serve the curriculum: that is, it’s not about the service itself, but … Continue reading Launching a New Service-Learning Class: A Teacher’s Perspective

Students Take the Lead Where Adults Have Failed


by Amy Meuers, NYLC CEO The horrific events of last week in Parkland, Florida have inspired young people across the nation to stand up and take action on gun violence in their schools. On President’s Day, young people lay like corpses outside the White House to demonstrate how quickly a shooter can take a life … Continue reading Students Take the Lead Where Adults Have Failed