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Research paper on education topics

Project Requirements

Research 

  • 4 articles
  • 15-20 Note Cards

Paper

  • 3-5 pages

Writing Prompt

The federal government should establish an education policy to significantly increase academic achievement in secondary schools in the United States.

Possible Topic Ideas

  • Vouchers
  • Bullying
  • Standardized Testin
  • Class Size
  • Funding
  • State vs. Federal Control (Federalism)
  • NCLB (No Child Left Behind)
  • Race to the Top
  • Teacher’s Salaries
  • Incentive Pay
  • Year Round School
  • Late Start
  • School Violence
  • Tenure
  • National Standards (or state standards)

Research Plan

Wed/Thurs

  • Develop search terms
  • Advanced search tools
  • Begin researching

Friday

  • Finish research
  • Begin note cards