Carolina Journal Print Edition

Volume 16, Number 2 – February 2007

• Legislature Faces Fiscal Reckoning in 2007
• Good COP, Bad COP: Lawmakers Will Have to Decide

• Cultural Resources: We’ll Make Tall Ships Event Debts ‘Go Away’, Page 4
• Sentencing Continued for Former DOT Ferry Division Director, Page 4
• Easley’s Waterfront Lot Gains $648,365 in Value, Page 5

• Parents Complain About CMS Conference Slides, Page 8
• Appeals Court Rules Day Care Center has ‘Charitable Purpose,’ Page 9
• Kakadelis Commentary: Public School Teachers and Choice, Page 9
• State to Measure “Value Added’ in Schools, Page 10
• Educational Gaps Threaten U.S.’s Competitiveness, Page 11

• Bowles Led Accountability Charge in First Year, Page 12
• UNC Likely to Propose Minimum Admission Standard for System, Page 13
• Leef Commentary: Can You Spot the Fake Course?, Page 13
• Bats in the Belltower, Page 14
• New Ideas Coming to UNC-CH, Page 14
• Can States Use Higher Education as an Economic Tonic?, Page 15

• Local Innovation Bulletin Board, Page 18
• From Cherokee to Currituck, Page 18
• Winston-Salem Getting into Baseball Business, Page 19

• Book Review: Higgs and Close’s “Re-Thinking Green,” Page 20
• Kickler Commentary: What’s In a Name?: Colorful Place Names Hold a Lot of History, Page 21
• Short Takes on Culture, Page 22
• Book Review: Jeffrey Sachs’ “The End of Poverty,” Page 22
• Book Review: Alan Reynolds’ “Income and Wealth,” Page 23

• Chesser Commentary: Trucking South for Elections, Page 24
• Editorial: The Cost of Safe, Legal Labor, Page 24
• Editorial: Fossils Still Fuel the Future, Page 25
• Editorial: We Need Prisons, But…, Page 25
• Hood Commentary: Why Legislative Fairness Works, Page 25
• Walden Commentary: Is World Governed By Economic Cycles?, Page 26
• Rotterman Commentary: Berger: A Betrayal of Justice and Our National Security, Page 27
• Letters to the Editor

• Smug Levels Reach All-Time High in Orange/Chapel Hill (a CJ parody)