Editorial: Ban useless "service" electives

09/13/2007 | Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model)

Service classes in which students earn credit by making copies, running errands and sometimes grading papers are meant to benefit adults, not students, writes the Los Angeles Times editorial board. Students--especially those at low-performing schools--shouldn't be asked to trade precious learning time for free labor even if educators are overloaded with paperwork.

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