Arkansas schools set to require community service

Chantilir McCorvy (from left), Dalilah Zalzana, Emma Lauth, Lizette Flores-Morales and Kai Logan shovel mulch, Monday, June 27, 2023 at the new Samaritan Community Center Farm in Rogers. The Teen Action Support Center volunteered their time to help prune tomatoes, mulch pathways and weed during a community service day.
(NWA Democrat-Gazette/Charlie Kaijo)
Chantilir McCorvy (from left), Dalilah Zalzana, Emma Lauth, Lizette Flores-Morales and Kai Logan shovel mulch, Monday, June 27, 2023 at the new Samaritan Community Center Farm in Rogers. The Teen Action Support Center volunteered their time to help prune tomatoes, mulch pathways and weed during a community service day. (NWA Democrat-Gazette/Charlie Kaijo)


New community service requirements high school students must meet to graduate take effect this year, but school district officials say there are questions about the rules for the new initiative, leaving districts to await state guidance or develop plans themselves.

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