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Mandated Service as a Graduation Requirement? Some Related Research

Posted on March 26, 2019

There is limited research on the topic of mandated service as a graduation requirement regarding both high school and college, but there is some research . Below are some articles that are often cited in the research:

  • Barber, B. R. (1994). A Proposal for mandatory citizen education and community service. Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning, 1(1); 86-93.
  • Cowen, S. (2007). Tulane university: from recovery to renewal, Liberal Education, 93(3), 6-14.
  • Jones, S. R., Segar, T. C., and Gasiorski, A. L. (2008). A double-edged sword: College student perceptions of required high school service-learning. Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning, 15(1), 5-17.
  • Metz, J. and Youniss, J. (2003). A Demonstration that school-based required service does not deter-but heightens volunteerism. Political Science and Politics, 36(2), 281-286.
  • Moely, B. and Ilustre, T. (2011). University students’ views of a public service graduation requirement. Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning, Spring 2011, 43-58.
  • Stukas, A.A., Snyder, M., & Clary, E.G. (1999). The effects of “mandatory volunteerism” on intentions to volunteer, Psychological Science, 10, 59–64.

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