Proposed 28th Amendment
Section. 1. The right of citizens of the United States to a free appropriate public education shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State.
Section. 2. The Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.
Questions to consider as you prepare for the debate
o How does the selected issue impact our state? Positively or negatively?
o Does the amendment as written, meet or not meet the needs of your state?
o What are your state priorities?
Ø How does the amendment balance state needs with federal needs?
Ø On what areas are you willing to compromise?
o What other states may be in similar circumstances?
Articles and resources on education amendmentGlobal grade: How do U.S. students compare
Incarceration and dropoutsGraduation rates vary by state 2012 numbers from Dept of Education Nationalize education
Nationalize the schools...a little
Last Modified on March 15, 2013