COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
P. O. BOX 2120
RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120
SUPTS. MEMO. NO. 55
March 8, 1996

INFORMATIONAL

TO: Division Superintendents
FROM: William C. Bosher, Jr.
Superintendent of Public Instruction
SUBJECT: Learn and Serve Virginia K-12

 
  This correspondence is to call your attention to a program
  that has been operating in Virginia for the past four years. 
  Learn and Serve Virginia K-12 is a federally funded program
  through the Corporation for National Service (CNS).  Learn and
  Serve Virginia provides training and technical assistance to
  school divisions that choose to administer service-learning
  programs.
  
  Service-learning involves applying classroom learned knowledge
  to real life situations.  Copies of the attached brochure and
  newsletter have been sent to the Director of Instruction in
  your school system.  The training and technical assistance for
  Learn and Serve Virginia is offered through Virginia
  Commonwealth University.  You may reach the Project Director,
  Kim Lacy Johnson, at (804) 828-1332 for questions or comments. 
  If you would like more information about future program
  developments contact Allen S. Bridgeforth, Employment Training
  Specialist, at (804) 225-2850.  Thank you in advance for your
  interest in making Virginia's schools a more integral part of
  the community.
  
  
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