Race, Class and Schools

Carol Ann MacGregor
College of Social Sciences

Service learning is optional for this course. 

Time commitment: 20 hours

Transportation time credit
Taking more than one service learning class?

Learning objective: By tutoring and/or engaging in other educational and enrichment activities with school-aged children, students will examine whether organizations with an educational mandate are effective in reducing inequality and promoting opportunity.

Preapproved service learning placements:

Boys Hope Girls Hope
Good Shepherd School
Lafayette Academy Reading Room
NET Charter High School
New Orleans College Preparatory Academies
St. Stephen Catholic School
STAIR: Start the Adventure in Reading
Wilson Charter School

How to get started

  1. Watch the video "Getting Started with Your Service Learning Placement."
  2. Take this quiz to make sure you know everything you need to know about the placement process.
  3. Get your placement on time.  Submit your acceptance form before the deadline.
  4. Document all your hours using a service learning timesheet. Submit timesheets to the service learning office twice per semester (midterm and last day of the semester). Check the Loyola Service Learning Calendar for deadlines.
  5. Know that your agency supervisor will submit a performance evaluation on your work at the end of the semester. This evaluation will be go to your professor and incorporated into your class grade.