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Research Assessment #11

Date: March 17, 2017

Topic: Politics Preventing Progress in Education Policy

Assessment:

            Though Thomas Jefferson claimed that “the tax which will be paid for the purpose of education is not more than the thousandth part of what will be paid to kings… who will rise up among us if we leave the people in ignorance,” current statesmen and women have reached a political deadlock regarding education finance policy. 756 more words

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Observation Assessment #1

Observation Situation: Attended a meeting between my mentor and State Senator Van Taylor to discuss the legislative priorities of the Frisco Chamber of Commerce.
Date of Observation: 740 more words

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Interview Assessment #7

Name of Professional: Dr. Jeremy Lyon

Profession/Title: Superintendent

Business/Company name: Frisco Independent School District

Assessment:

To further my research regarding the effects of the current education finance system, I recently interviewed the superintendent of my school district. 541 more words

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Interview Assessment #6

Name of Professional: Lori McMahon

Profession/Title: Government Affairs

Business/Company name: Toyota

Assessment:

While conducting research for my final product, I have also been researching different career paths within public policy. 627 more words

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Research Assessment #10

Date: February 9, 2017

Topic: Tuition Vouchers

Assessment:

            As Betsy DeVos takes office as the new Secretary of Education, charter schools and tuition vouchers have been the focus of many discussions regarding education policy. 768 more words

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Research Assessment #9

Date: January 26, 2017

Topic: Texas Property Values to Finance Education

Assessment:

            Public school finance comes from multiple areas: local tax dollars, state funding, as well as additional funds from the federal government. 561 more words

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Research Assessment #8

Date: January 20, 2017

Topic: Socioeconomic Effects on Schools

Assessment:

            When I sat in on a meeting between my mentor and State Senator Van Taylor, I became intrigued by public school education finance. 531 more words

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