1960 Kennedy’s Task Force on Education

The first assignment will be an introduction to doctoral-level research and writing. The purpose of this assignment is to provide the class with a historical framework/timeline for seminal school reform reports/issues in the United States. You will be assigned a specific reform topic/issue in class and will research and write a 2 page paper on the topic (with an added cover page and reference list – total of four pages). Be sure to follow APA requirements for this assignment including typed, double-spaced, 12 pt. Times New Roman, 1” margins all around.NarrativeIn paragraph form, write a narrative of two pages to summarize your findings. (The questions below are to stimulate your thinking & assist you in framing your report.)Background InformationWho commissioned the report / sponsored the act? What was the impetus for the report / act? What historical events surrounded the report/act that could have influenced it? Who was involved?Data / informationHow was the data collected / analyzed? What were the significant findings? What were the conclusions?ResultsWhat recommendations were made?What results occurred?What was the impact?Do any residual consequences remain today?