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Draft 2/28/00 " Only time will tell whether the current interest among politicians and educators in strengthening the service ethic of our nation's youth will be sustained or whether new priorities or the same old pressures for higher tests scores and improved basic skills will keep youth service on the fringes of the political and educational agenda. "(More)
America National Ser vice-Learning Clearinghouse. She leads several national and state research and evaluation projects to understand the impacts of ser vice-learning and to explore educational reforms, including closing the achievement gap and reconnecting disaffected youths. She also directs a training and technical assistance center for southwest states,(More)
Corporation examines the impact of service-learning on civic engagement. The study finds that service-learning students score higher than comparison students on several outcomes, although most of the differences are not statistically significant. Service-learning students are significantly more likely to say they intend to vote and that they enjoy school.(More)
Difficulties experienced by mothers caring for a child with cystic fibrosis were assessed. Difficulties were categorized as: (1) developmental, which included tasks generic to all families (bedtimes, socialization, siblings and communication with others); and (2) illness, which were especially pertinent to the care of the child with cystic fibrosis(More)
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