Just a Spoonful of Rights Makes the Responsibilities Go 'Round, Part II Service
Students share what they have learned about rights and responsibilities with others in their school and community through a service-learning activity.
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Just a Spoonful of Rights Makes the Responsibility Go 'Round, Part 1
Young scholars examine the rights and responsibilities of citizens in school and the community. They identify the core democratic values as well. They also relate the role of philanthropy in protecting its citizens.
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