Carolina Journal Print Edition

Volume 15, Number 9 – September 2006

• Will persistent scandals affect NC elections?
• Former Conn. governor to discuss ethical lapses

• Continuation of “Scandals” story, page 2
• Continuation of “Scandals” story, page 3
• Continuation of “Scandals” story, page 4
• Continuation of “Scandals” story, page 5

• Schools find it’s not cheap being “Green”, page 8
• State inconsistent in its views of standardized student tests, page 9
• Lindalyn Kakadelis commentary: Spinning the numbers, page 9
• Program teaches students entrepreneurship, page 10
• Failing schools avoiding school-choice sanctions, page 11

• BOG prepares for task-filled academic year, page 12
• Connerly to speak at conference, page 13
• Shannon Blosser commentary: Erskine Bowles’ serious test, page 13
• Course of the Month: Duke tries to locate “Latina/o” on the ethno-racial pentagon, page 14
• UNC-CH, UNC-G win LSAC grant for law school diversity review, page 14
• Issues in Higher Education: “Whiteness studies” seek to bond white students in group guilt, page 15

• Interstate highway system now 50 years old, page 16
• Chad Adams commentary: Striving for efficiency, page 17
• From Cherokee to Currituck, page 18
• Toll roads gain headway as highway funding method, page 19

• Book review: Facts are inconvenient for Gore’s enviro tome, page 20
• Troy Kickler commentary: Political disagreements handled quite differently in 1802 NC, page 21
• Short takes on culture, page 22
• Book review: “Masterless” ideal for scholars, page 22
• Book review: “Plowshares & Pork Barrels” exposes ag policy folly, page 23

• Michael Lowrey commentary: Snubbing a referendum, page 24
• Editorial: Jim Black must be pruned, page 24
• Editorial: The issue of consolidation, page 25
• Editorial: Identifying academic freedom, page 25
• John Hood commentary: Limits to historic preservation, page 25
• Mitch Kokai commentary: Legislative hijinks make little bills sad, page 26
• Michael Walden commentary: An economist’s top 10 proves they’re not strange after all, page 27
• Letters to the editor, page 27

• Work begins on state-owned extreme sports center (a CJ parody), page 28