Describe the ways in which government policy has been shaped and set by the influence of political parties interest groups lobbyists the media and public opinion with emphasis on American Labor laws?
The National Conference of State Legislatures, a bipartisan
organization serving legislators and staffs of the nation's 50
states, its commonwealths and territories, provides research,
technical assistance, opportunities for policymakers to exchange
ideas on pressing state issues. The NCSL Education Program collects
information related to all state and federal education issues and
tracks legislative action in the states. It identifies new and
important research and the effects on public policy, and
disseminates information about successful state innovations. Some
of the issues that the program studies and tracks include: No Child
Left Behind, Accountability, Standards and Assessments, Literacy,
Prekindergarten, and Teacher Quality only to mention a few. NCSL is
an effective and respected advocate for the interests of state
governments before Congress and federal agencies.