Daily Herald: Service learning for younger students

March 11, 2012 7:42:11 AM PDT
A new way of teaching that initially started at universities and caught on with high schools is now trickling down to elementary schools, too.

Service learning, which combines formal for-credit instruction with related community service, is coming to all classes at Wood Dale Junior High School. They are the rare elementary district to do this school-wide.

You can read the full story in the Daily Herald's edition from Sunday, March 11, 2012, or online at dailyherald.com.