In this first assignment, you will
select a policy issue and evaluate its impact. Select one (1) issue of interest
from the White House Issues Page, located at http://www.whitehouse.gov/issues. (EDUCATION)
Write a four to five (4-5) page paper
in which you:
Develop a brief overview (i.e., no more than one  paragraph)
of the selected issue.
Recommend one (1) type of public policy out of the four (4)
mentioned within the text and develop a reasoning as to why this policy
supports the issue that you have selected. Provide a rationale for your
Suggest two (2) policy modifications that may positively impact
and two (2) policy modifications that may negatively impact the outcomes for
the issue that you have selected. Provide a rationale for your response. Note:
In this question, you are recommending change to the public policy in Question
#2 and how the changes will impact the selected issue.
Suggest three (3) methods by which the Constitution—specifically
the powers of Congress— addresses the role of government within business
administration overall for your selected issue. Provide a rationale to support
your response. Note: In this question, you are evaluating the
relationship between government and business of the selected issue. Focus on
the role(s) the government and businesses play in supporting and / or negating
the selected issue.
Include at least four (4) peer-reviewed references (no more than
five  years old) from material outside the textbook. Note:
Appropriate peer-reviewed references include scholarly articles and
governmental Websites.. Wikipedia, other wikis, and any other Websites ending
in anything other than “.gov” do not qualify as peer-reviewed.
When writing the paper, use the
outline headings below that correspond to sections of the paper:
White House Issue (for Question 1)
Public Policy (for Question 2)
Policy Modification (for Question 3)
The Constitution (for Question 4)
References (for Question 5)
Your assignment must follow these
Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12),
with one-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA or
school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional
Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the
student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover
page and the reference page are not included in the required assignment page
The specific course learning outcomes
associated with this assignment are:
Reconstruct the historical development of the field of public
Rearrange public administration, both the traditional and the
new approaches, from structural, functional, and process perspectives, as well
as the key goals of the public and private sector.
Evaluate the role and functions of public administration as it
relates to executive branches of government and public policies at federal,
state, and local levels.
Use technology and information resources to research issues in
Write clearly and concisely about public administration using
proper writing mechanics.