Problem Definition:

Policy Opinion Editorial: each student will write a 500 word letter to the editor that documents important societal problems at the local, state or Federal level and identifies a policy prescription to address the problem.

Structure your memo clearly with the following sections:

a. Overall Quality:

b. Problem Definition:

c. Provide some facts/evidence that illustrates the scale of your problem:

d. Present your main policy recommendation/solution to your problem, and assess it according to both political and economic feasibility:

e. Summary/Future Issues: Here, you can restate your problem and solution briefly and tie them into how you see things developing in the future

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