Complete ONE of the activities listed in "Exercises on Policy Instruments" on p. 232 in Chapter 9. DUE September 25.

1. Write three brief policies designed to reach each of the following goals. For each goal use three different instruments. a. Improve district test scores. b. Expand the use of computers in schools across the state. c. Increase the number of young women enrolled in engineering programs. d. Reduce student tardiness in a high school. e. Encourage students in the district to become more interested in mathematics.

3. Analyze part of a school handbook or a board policy manual. Describe its use of the five policy instruments.

4. Analyze the No Child Left Behind Act (or the most recent version of ESEA) to determine which policy instruments are used the most in it, which are used the least, and which are not used at all.