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community service

voluntary work, intended to be for the common good, usually done as part of an organized scheme
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represented parents and students who opposed the community-service requirement for high-school students in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.
Still, the Bethehem program underscores the implicit political nature of some community-service requirements.
EVEN IF THE COURTS REFUSE to declare community-service requirements unconstitutional, Institute for Justice attorney Scott Bullock predicts that the "next generation of lawsuits" will occur in those school districts that politicize their programs or refuse to include traditional voluntarism as part of the service requirement.

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