The Development Of Organizational Policies

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Organizational Policy Development The development of organizational policies is important for every organization or jurisdiction. For instance, an organizational policy outlines the long-term strategy and vision of the organization, thus offering guidelines for operations, practices, and intended activities in the organization. In practice, educational leaders or school principals are responsible for the formulation of policies within the building blocks or districts. in the same way, elected or appointed officials in the local governments are responsible for public policies. Based on the significance of these positions, an interview with two public officials, Ryan Vernosh and Mr. Alexandra, is helpful in understanding development of policies in their organizations. Mr. Vernosh is the policy and planning administrator in the Office of the Superintendent at the Saint Paul Public Schools (SPPS) district. The interview with Mr. Vernosh took place on July 28, 2016. Mr. Alexandra is a policy development administrator with the Saint Paul City, Minnesota. The interview with Mr. Alexandra took place on July 28, 2016. The SPPS District has a population of 39,241 students enrolled in 58 schools across the district (http://www.spps.org/AboutUs.html). The majority of the students are Asian Americans and African Americans comprising 31.5 and 30.3% of the population respectively. Other races include Caucasian American (22.5%), Latinos (13.9%), and American Indians (1.82%). There are over

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