As the benchmark assignment for this course, you are required to write an 8–10-page paper (not including title page, abstract, and references) applying the course principles to evaluate educational policy at the federal, state, and local levels. The purpose of the paper is to synthesize the various elements covered in the course and textbook readings in order to promote an understanding of the effects of educational policy on the K–12 classroom. You may address any of the current issues discussed in the course, or any topics in the text. The paper must demonstrate proper use of current APA format including a title page, an abstract, and a reference page with at least 5 references, none older than 5 years, and proper internal citation. The paper must be written from a biblical worldview and include Scripture references.