What is the role of state and local governments in education?
State and Local Government
Take Home Essay Exam Instructions (100 Points)
In three full pages, you will answer ONE of the following questions. The essay should be in Times New Roman, 12 point font, and be double spaced. It should be sent to me in a Word document. To answer a question, you can use the textbook, the course readings posted on Canvas, the introductory module videos on Canvas, and the recorded Zoom lectures. Outside sources should not be used in the essay. In your essay response, you need to answer the essay prompts. You also need to give and explain concrete examples in your essay. You should answer the essay question as completely as possible. In addition to content, the essay will be graded on writing, spelling, and grammar. The essay should be written in paragraph form and in complete sentences.
The essay should be written in your own words. It should not be copied word for word from online sources. If you do this, it is plagiarism and the penalty will be a zero on the exam. Your work must be your own. Students are prohibited from helping each other on the exam. Students turning in identical essays will receive a zero on the exam.
What are some issues debated in public education? What are some of the strengths and weaknesses of traditional public schools? What are some of the arguments for and against school choice? What are some of the strengths and weaknesses of charter schools?