Carolina Journal Print Edition

Volume 15, Number 7 – July 2006

• Decipering school administrator pay difficult
• Greensboro shooting report prompts diverse reactions

• Complaint seeks info on payday lending campaign contributions, page 4
• Federal grand jury finds Gaskill guilty, page 4

• Online schools could be wave of future for cyber charters, page 9
• Linda Kakadelis commentary: Teachers DO make a difference, page 9
• Education reform tops President Bush’s agenda, page 10
• Southern Baptists opt out of plan to exit public schools, page 11

• Picture brightens for online education at UNC, page 12
• Proposed bill would require student background checks, page 13
• Program seeks state funding to augment private grants, page 13
• George Leef commentary: UNC and N.C. Wesleyan, page 13
• Study: Student loan debt manageable, page 14
• Is Ward Churchill an aberration or the norm?, page 15

• Greensboro busts bus budget, page 17
• Chad Adams commentary: Performance management, page 17
• Catawba River water proposal pits cities in potential fight, page 18
• Sale of state’s surplus brings in $23 million per year, page 19

• Book Review: Fred Barnes’ Rebel in Chief, page 20
• Troy Kickler commentary: Role of religion in the nation’s founding era misunderstood, page 21
• Book Review: Warren Farrell’s Why Men Earn More, page 22
• Movie Review: “The Da Vinci Code”

• Richard Wagner commentary: Business or monkey business?, page 24
• Editorial: Medicaid’s sting hurting counties, page 24
• John Hood commentary: A public-affairs TV milestone, page 25
• Editorial: Teach history’s content, page 24
• Editorial: The attack on political speech, page 24
• Michael Walden commentary: When is a tax increase a tax increase?, page 26
• Jon Ham commentary: A lot has changed since early days of Duke rape case, page 27
• Daren Bakst commentary: Global warming alarmists trade in fear so they can get control, page 27

• State plans canal from Global TransPark to Southport (a CJ parody), page 28