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The Topic Tree: General Research Guide: Education and State

A selection of timely, diverse, and exciting topics for term papers, projects, and presentations.

Education and State

Education and State

This is the branch for any topics having to do with schools or education and the law or government. This covers a host of newsworthy topics including prayer in the public schools, No Child Left Behind etc...

Here are the topics...



 Do random searches of students' lockers and desks violate the 4th amendment and are these searches ever permissable?

Benefits and disadvantages of corporal punishment in American schools.

Can the USDA make school lunches more nutritious?

Are efforts to ban soda from schools good nutrition or an affront to students' personal freedom?

"Meet Me at the Pole" and other student-run religious initiatives in public schools.

What would have been the effects of the possible merger between the two year colleges and the technical school system here in Georgia.

Possible effects of the merger between Georgia Perimeter College and GSU.

What were the events leading up to the layoffs of more than 250 Georgia Perimeter College employees in 2012?

Why are minority and poor students suspended more often than their Caucasian and wealthier peers?

Prayer and invocations at school sporting events and graduation.

What policies does my state have to accredit home schooling parents?

Do public, military high schools serve their students' best interests?

Do single sex schools provide better education: why or why not?

Should high schools host JROTC? (pro and/or con or anything in between)

School dress codes and student freedom of expression.

Student publications and freedom of expression.