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Potential Program Outcomes Generated by Law School Program Coordinators

Street Law, Inc.

Over 40 years of educating about law, democracy, and human rights

High school students will 

  • Know more about substantive areas of the law
  • Improve their writing skills
  • Improve their ability to advocate
  • Have higher self-efficacy
  • Be more engaged in learning
  • Have increased respect for the law
  • Understand reasoning behind laws
  • Be less likely to engage in delinquent behavior
  • Become better problem solvers
  • Have increased civic values
  • Understand the importance of the law
  • Increase collaborative skills
  • Consider attending college
  • Consider pursuing legal careers
  • Consider becoming a lawyer
  • See themselves as potential lawyers
  • Understand the roles of lawyers in civic leadership

Law students will 

  • Improve lawyering skills beyond cognitive ones
  • Increase their empathy for their students
  • Have a stronger self concept
  • Improve community connections
  • Learn substantive law
  • Appreciate the importance of pro bono
  • Increase their likelihood to participate in law-related education in the future
  • Appreciate the needs of low-income people
  • Improve their organizational skills
  • Improve their presentation skills
  • Increase their participation in the law school community
  • Improve their oral communication with lay people

The law school will 

  • Receive good PR
  • Have an increased awareness of the need for pro bono
  • Improve community networking
  • Increase involvement of alumni
  • Increase financial support of law school
  • Better meet accreditation standards

The high school will

  • Have raised expectations of the students’ capabilities
  • Teachers will increase knowledge of legal information
  • Experience increased student motivation
  • Experience increased student interest
  • Receive good PR
  • Come closer to meeting course/teacher objectives
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