Should plastic bags (including plastic grocery bags) be banned in all 50 states?
Should grocery stores charge a fee for each plastic bag used at the checkout?
What are the effects of plastic bag bans in states that have already adopted the policy?
Should mountaintop removal mining be allowed to continue?
Are police investigating a cheating or athletic scandal?
Is a small business a cornerstone in your community, and you want to research its impact on the community?
Have students and/or teachers been involved in a sexting scandal?
Are the school board and/or parents battling over a new curriculum, athletic reform, or some other topic?
To begin with, try a newer and more original topic. True, it might take a little more effort to research local issues, but you’re up for the challenge, right?
Besides, learning and writing about the concerns of your community not only keeps you informed and involved, but also makes for a great research paper.