Is it illegal for a school to make kids perform service learning, in the form of community service, as a
Is it illegal for a school to make kids perform service learning, in the form of community service, as a requirement to graduate? This is not a voluntary situation, the school requires students to perform community service in order to graduate.12/09/2016 | Category: U.S. Constit... » Thirteenth A... | State: Colorado | #27824
The second opinion referenced below was decided in 2015. There could be other Court opinions that address the issue that we did not locate. We also did not locate a U.S. Supreme Court opinion that addressed the issue. If there is one, we did not find it.
There are articles and law journal articles that argue this should be illegal and there are others that argue it should not be declared illegal. However, until there is a definitive decision or enactment by legislatures, it appears to be legal in most circumstances.