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Bibliography: Should political parties be abolished?

Bibliography: Should political parties be abolished?

Pro The metaphysical case for abolishing political parties Abolish political parties to reinstate democracy Abolish political parties The case for abolishing political parties US should abolish inherently corrupt political parties Follow the founders: Abolish political parties Abolish political parties Con Benefits of political parties On the benefits of party competition Building better democracies: Why political parties matter

Bibliography: Should Police Wear Body Cameras?

Bibliography: Should Police Wear Body Cameras?

[wpfilebase tag=”file” id=136] General Obama requests $263 million for body cameras Research on body-worn cameras and law enforcement Pro  Wearable video cameras, for police officers With right policies in place, a win for all The effect of body worn cameras on police use of force The People’s manifesto on police body cameras Body cameras a win California police use of body cameras cuts violence complaints To police the police, body

Bibliography: Should the The Healthy, Hunger‐Free Kids Act of 2010 be repealed?

Bibliography: Should the The Healthy, Hunger‐Free Kids Act of 2010 be repealed?

Huffington Post stories @ the Act How lunch became the latest political battleground Kids push back on new school lunch Tensions between the Act and the Farm Bill Act Good First Lady column on the Act National Alliance for Nutrition & Activity Report House Republicans want rural, not urban, kids to get subsidized meals How can the Act make school foods healthier? Three cheers for the Act The Act Act

Bibliography: Should 3D printing be regulated?

General Regulatory concerns hold back 3-d printing on safety 3-D printing regulation: Should governments intervene? Like it or not, 3D printing is about to get legislate Join the debate: 3-D printed guns or government regulation? Like it or not, 3-D printing will probably be legislated Should government regulate illicit use of 3D printing? Innovations in 3D printing outpacing safety regulations Pro Democrats fear criminals printing guns 3D printing is here

Should student standardized test scores be incorporated into teacher evaluations?

General New York’s complicated teacher evaluation proposal is the exception, not the rule Debating the use of test scores to evaluate teachers Using student performance to evaluate teachers Pros and Cons of high stakes testing Using student standardized test scores to assess teachers Pro Teacher Accountability Does not Equal Evaluations tied to Test Scores Problems with the use of student test scores to evaluate teachers How students with top test

Bibliography: On balance, students in grades 6-12 in the United States benefit when their schools offer interscholastic sports.

Bibliography: On balance, students in grades 6-12 in the United States benefit when their schools offer interscholastic sports.

Schools should not support sports The Case Against High School Sports Why the world is smarter than us Cut school sports before academic programs The value of high school sports We can’t continue to value sports over education Schools should support sports 7.6 million reasons to keep HS sports High school sports aren’t killing academics Does athletic success come at the expense of academic success? The case for high school sports High school sports bring value to students

Should policy change be passed through voter initiative referenda?

Should policy change be passed through voter initiative referenda?

Can policy issues be addressed through referendums? Yes — Substantive policy issues can be address by referendums Nathaniel Persily, Institute for Government Studies, 1997 (MICHIGAN LAW & POLICY REVIEW, v. 2, p. 14) The referendum, according to the Progressive magazine, The Arena, which promoted it at the turn of the century, entails “the referring of a law or ordinance or any specific question to the people for decision at the