• Assignments for Unit 9 (Public Policy Presentations)

    Posted by Laurence Brown on 3/15/2016
    Beginning on Monday, March 21st, students will give an oral presentation on public policy topics that they have researched (or should have researched!) over the last four weeks.  The presentation schedule is posted below AND in the Classroom. 
    In addition, on April 1st, 8th and 15th, there will be a short quiz on various macroeconomic topics to keep students comfortable with the materials that have been covered throughout the year. 
    Section I
    March 21st -- (Tanzer) -- Immigration reform 
    March 23rd -- (Glaser) -- Technology and Employment 
    March 30th -- (Squadron/Fried) -- Flat tax 
    March 31st -- (Stevens/Lonner) -- Capital punishment
                        (Zacharia/Stern) -- Privatizing prisons 
    April 1st -- (Bernstein, Jacob) -- Eliminate the penny
                                                   CUMULATIVE QUIZ NO. 1 
    April 4th  -- (Meyers/Roman) -- Campaign finance law
                     (Jacobson) -- Compulsory voting 
    April 6th --  (Berke) -- Legalization of marijuana
                      (Lubin/Stone) -- Lower drinking age
    April 7th -- (Braun) -- Eliminate teacher tenure
    April 8th (Dolsten) -- Obamacare  
                                   CUMULATIVE QUIZ NO. 2
    April 11th  --  (Wang) -- Refugee crisis  
    April 13rd -- (Musoff/Doyle)  -- Puerto Rican statehood  
    April 14th -- (Worsley, Zaklama, Martin) -- Mandates of Obamacare 
    April 15th -- Preparation for Final Exam 
                       CUMULATIVE QUIZ NO. 3
    April 18th -- OPEN 
    Section II
    March 21st -- (Henkoff/Malsch) -- Obesity  
    March 22nd -- (Wong) -- Criminal justice
                         (Naeem/Yao) -- Prison reform
    March 29th -- (Zachem) -- Euthanasia
                        (Wallach/Haller) -- Legalize prostitution
    March 31st -- (Gliedman/Weissman) -- Virtual payment systems 
    April 1st -- (Stonberg/Krevitt/Abbe/Berman) -- Eliminate the penny 
                                                                        CUMULATIVE QUIZ NO. 1
    April 4th -- (Kline/Weissman) -- Lower drinking age
    April 5th -- (Politi) -- Nuclear fuel cycle
                     (Abe/Guo) -- Renewable energy
    April 7th -- (Pogostin) -- Free college education
    April 8th -- (Goldberg) -- Food waste in America 
                                        CUMULATIVE QUIZ NO 2
    April 11th -- (Cotter/Blank) -- Illegal immigration 
    April 12th -- (Landau/Lefkowitz/Fialkow) -- Eliminate teacher tenure    

    April 14th -- (Smith/Moser) -- Carbon tax   

    April 15th -- Preparation for Final Exam
                      CUMULATIVE QUIZ NO. 3
    April 18th/19th -- OPEN 
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