Use your favorite Internet search engine to find a recent headline news story in local or national politics that focuses on education and students with ASD.
Write a 350- to 700-word paper clarifying the importance of making critical evaluations of popular media sources. Use the following questions to help develop your paper:
Was the reporting of the news story clear and accurate, with sufficient depth and breadth?
Were some facts reported and other facts ignored?
Did the story consider alternative perspectives?
Were there any questionable assumptions implicit in the story?
Were any implications ignored while others were emphasized?
Consider how popular media sources shape the perspectives of parents and teachers when educating students with ASD.
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.
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