The articles must be no more than ten (10) years old.
The article must have more than five (5) pages of actual content (without graphs, charts, footnotes, citations, etc.).
Books will not count toward the minimum research requirements.
Identify the topic in a single paragraph by:
Include a bibliography listing the three primary sources. The citations are to be formatted using MLA citation style.
Summarize the policy topic you will be addressing.
Describe the current status of the policy or topic.
Describe why the policy is important.
An introduction and a brief overview of the policy relationship.
What are the major issues facing each level of government?
What are the reasons for initiating changes to the policy?
What are the options to be considered (discuss several)?
What are the pros and cons of each potential reform (costs v. benefits)?
Which is the best option moving forward (pick one)?
A summary and conclusion
The minimum writing requirement is 1000 of your own words or around 3 pages of a word document (excluding the cited information).