Topic: State and Department of Education wants to seize and take over Jackson Public School District. A State of Emergency looming over Jackson Public School District
The individual assignment will consist of one paper of no more than 15 double-spaced pages and no less than 12 pages. You will have to use your personal knowledge, onsite research and/or the internet to select a government entity. To learn about various units of government it is advisable that you attend a meeting of the type of government you have chosen, research the structure and function of the respective unit of government and interview with a key administrative official of the government unit.
Analysis: Jackson Public Schools faces a hard sell to avoid takeover
Takeover of Jackson Public Schools spelled out in state law, should be followed: Editorial
WHEN STATES TAKE OVER SCHOOL DISTRICTS, DISASTER USUALLY ENSUES
Jackson lawmakers question motive in possible JPS takeover
JPS students speak OUT on possible “State Takeover”
Analysis: School takeover tangled in web of other issues
Other sources can be used as well.