Carolina Journal Print Edition

Volume 20, Number 1 – January 2011

• Perdue seeking board and commission cuts
• Wake drops elective abortion coverage

• Perfect fiscal storm threatens property taxes, Page 2
• New Republican majority can remake General Assembly staff, Page 3
• Community colleges prepare for lean cycle, Page 4
• State Briefs, Page 4
• Public employee pension debt explodes, states not funding enough, Page 5

• School lunch reauthorization doesn’t address fraud problem, Page 6
• Kristen Blair commentary: Triggering a revolution, Page 6
• Students learn in Greek and English at unique charter school, Page 7
• Jim Black property a tough sell for Wake schools, Page 8
• North Carolina Tea Party’s next objective?: education reform, Page 9

• Universities, businesses try to spur higher growth, Page 17
• George Leef commentary: Leave the university behind, Page 17
• How much do universities spur innovation?, Page 18
• Campus Briefs, Page 18
• Issues in Higher Education: East Carolina Univ.’s dental school built on a false assumption, Page 19

• State subsidy spurs bus route dispute, Page 10
• Town and County, Page 10
• Appeals Court: Local gov’ts can dodge constitutional challenges, Page 11
• Michael Sanera commentary: ‘Stakeholders’: Who’s in? Who’s out?, Page 11
• Greensboro ABC Board plays scrooge with local governments, Page 12
• From the Newsstands, Page 12
• WakeMed accuses UNC Health Care of using unfair practices, Page 13

• Book review: Pearce explores life of Jim Hunt, classic overachiever, Page 20
• From the Liberty Library, Page 20
• Troy Kickler commentary: ‘Senator Sam’ Ervin continues to offer lessons of authenticity, Page 21
• Book review: Obama-Wall Street scam exposed, Page 22
• Short Takes on Culture, Page 22
• Movie review: Adaptation of Lewis’ Voyage of the Dawn Treader flawed but glorious, Page 23

• Editorial: The ABCs of privatization, Page 24
• Karen Palasek commentary: Leadership and the Brain, Page 24
• Editorial: 11 ideas, Page 25
• Editorial: O’Care’s effect on N.C., Page 25
• John Hood commentary: The terrifying truth about school choice, Page 25
• Michael Walden commentary: Where are the plane mechanics?, Page 26
• Letter to the Editor, Page 26
• Andy Taylor commentary: Can GOP avoid Dole-Gingrich 1994 mistakes?, Page 27
• Becki Gray commentary: You’re not ‘them,’ Page 27

• Perdue merges lottery and NCDPI for savings (a CJ parody), Page 28