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Maybe your professor would want you to prepare a paper that will need to persuade the school board that students should have access to the internet. How do policy briefs differ from other kinds of writing assignments? Be sure to address any previous policy actions taken on the matter.
Policy Brief What this handout is about This handout will offer tips for writing effective policy briefs.
Criteria for judging policy choices. Understanding what the problem is, in the clearest terms possible, will give your reader a reference point.
This is also important for research papers, but it tends to be absolutely critical in policy papers. How many people does this issue affect?