Issues

Looking for tons of info on that one big issue? Check here for THE big issues facing North Carolina today.


State Government
State government coverage includes CJ news reports and other stories about the North Carolina General Assembly, state departments and agencies, statewide political trends and institutions, and key policy issues such as health care, regulation, and the environment.


Education
Education coverage includes CJ news reports and other stories about public education, charter schools, private and home schools, testing and accountability, standards and curriculum, parental choice, and the best practices of successful North Carolina educators.


Higher Education
Higher education coverage includes CJ news reports and other stories about North Carolina’s public and private colleges and universities, with a focus on such issues as academic integrity, taxpayer funding, free speech, political bias, and affirmative action.


Local Government
Local government coverage includes CJ news reports and other stories about the challenges facing cities and counties in North Carolina, with an emphasis on issues such as tax and budget policy, privatization, Smart Growth, transportation, and management.


The Learning Curve
Sometimes even we need a break from research, investigative reporting and policy analysis. Check here for reviews of the latest books, movies and cultural pieces in print today.


Opinion
Opinion coverage includes columns by CJ staff and a diverse and timely collection of the best editorials and op-eds published by other North Carolina and national media on issues of great importance to state residents.