controversial topic that interests you within the field of school social work

Choose a controversial topic that interests you within the field of school social work.  Please be sure that you can present the pros and cons of the subject area.  We will discuss possible topics in class.
Research the practices and policies that are associated with your topic.  This should include any laws and relevant court cases as well as current research on your topic.  Research should be within the last 5 years.  There are exceptions to this.  Please see me for approval of research over 5 years old.
Submit a 6-8  page paper that addresses the following:

The proposition (What are the positives of this subject area?) 
The negative position (What are the negatives of this subject area?) 
The practices and policies which support both sides of the controversy 
Clearly support a position and your rationale for it (This should be longer than a paragraph.) You must identify sound reasoning based on your research for your position.  There should be integration of your research within your position statement.
Make sure that you cite sources to support the above. The paper will be in APA style.  You should have at least 5 sources.  Please make sure any website that you use is from a reliable site.  Please use peer-reviewed articles not articles from TIME, Newsweek, etc.