Archives: Jane Shaw

  • Takeaways From The UNC-CH “Paper Classes” Scandal

    Jane Shaw on issues uncovered by UNC-CH "paper classes"; Paul Slobodian on factions in education reform; legislators discuss future of Medicaid; Larry Schweikart on how rock music helped topple Berlin Wall; Terry Stoops on improving education standards.

  • The Good & The Bad of N.C.’s Student Test Scores

    Terry Stoops on new test scores & graduation rates; Rachel Mills on how Libertarians can improve electoral results; Richard Burr on improving veterans; health care; Frank Buckley on what we don't know about government power; Jane Shaw on UNC system reform…

  • N.C. Makes Right Decision Not To Expand Medicaid

    Katherine Restrepo on why N.C. is right not to expand Medicaid under Obamacare; the public weighs in at fracking forums; Kay Hagan & Thom Tillis debate Obamacare; Paul Stam on why school choice helps all; Jane Shaw on colleges reaching out to dropouts…

  • Governor Stirs Reaction With Comment On Renewables

    Roy Cordato on McCrory and renewables; Dale Folwell on unemployment insurance program; Terry Stoops on Friedman's voucher proposals; Rich Clifford on how Parkinson's affected his Space Shuttle mission; Jane Shaw on charter certification requirement…

  • Analyzing N.C.’s High School Graduation Rate

    Terry Stoops on new graduation rates; Jeanette Doran on Common Core concerns; Civil War expert Bill Stallings on role of buglers in war; Yuri Maltsev of Carthage College on Russia's economic issues; and Jane Shaw on student loan defaults…

  • N.C. Reformers Targeted By New York Times

    John Hood on NY Times criticism of N.C. reforms; legislators debate regulatory reform; Gov. Pat McCrory on achievements of first six months; Jane Pinsky on redistricting reform; Jane Shaw on demise of college summer reading programs…

  • Assessing New UNC-CH Chancellor Carol Folt

    Jane Shaw on new UNC-CH Chancellor Carol Folt; JLF's Michael Lowrey on government negotiations with Carolina Panthers; pros & cons of ending N.C.'s renewable energy mandate; Robert Childs on reducing drug overdose deaths; Jeanette Doran on voter I.D. laws…

  • The Good, The Bad, The Ugly Of Romney’s 47% Remark

    John Hood on Mitt Romney's 47% comment; Roy Cordato & Jim Rogers on green-energy policies; Rick Henderson on CJ's role in journalism; legislators on need to scrutinize high-dollar contracted services; Jane Shaw on Holden Thorpe's legacy…

  • Hillsdale College Resists Accreditation Organization

    RALEIGH — Hillsdale College recognized that meeting NCATE’s standards would be costly for a school of its size, with 1,300 students in total. And while officials of the school had not been happy with the state’s requirements, they considered going to national accreditation would make matters worse.

  • Bold Ideas For Reforming The UNC System

    Jane Shaw on reforming UNC System; Andy Ellen, Gary Salamido & Connie Wilson on unemployment insurance fraud; Fergus Hodgson on libertarian tax policy; Terry Stoops on N.C. House education reform; Troy Kickler on N.C.'s role in Civil War…