‘Community Service and You: a filmstrip in seventeen parts.’

Does that bring back memories?

Katherine Miller of Vandy Right reacts to the news that the Fairfax County public school system will mandate 40 hours a semester of community service prior to graduation, starting next year:

Now, last week, I actually argued to someone that I was comfortable with individual schools rather than the federal government mandating students complete community service to graduate. Bu, after considering this more, I’m having a Come to Jesus moment: The government, and by extension the schools, need not be in the business of mandating community service. Let me break it down for you.

And she proceeds to do so.  I’ll just give you her bullet points: Katherine explores each one more thoroughly. Continue reading ‘Community Service and You: a filmstrip in seventeen parts.’