Wednesday, September 29, 2004 | Society | Bring back national service | Society | Bring back national service: "Bring back national service
All school-leavers deserve a decent volunteer scheme
Liz Stuart
Wednesday September 29, 2004
The Guardian

Summer is over, the drama of A-level results is past, and now about 200,000 students are gearing up for their next big challenge - heading off on a gap year. Some will travel, but many will chose to volunteer, perhaps teaching in Nepal or turtle-birthing in Costa Rica. A disproportionate number will be white, privately educated and from wealthy families. "

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