Carolina Journal Print Edition

Volume 23, Number 3 – March 2014

• Tax fraud season has arrived
• Tax preparer says Mexicans recruited in tax fraud scheme
• Voucher advocates say they’ll continue fight

• Analysts: Most N.C. races noncompetitive in ’14, Page 2
• Coastal wind farm project alive despite loss at local level, Page 3
• Presnell still not sure Haywood needs tax hike, Page 4
• State Briefs, Page 4
• Auditor to take close look at Medicaid administrator’s operations, Page 5

• JLF: Create commissions to evaluate Common Core, Page 6
• Kristen Blair commentary: The debacle of Read to Achieve, Page 6
• GOP leadership: Teacher pay hike may be first of several, Page 7
• Guilford school board first to join tenure lawsuit as plaintiff, Page 8
• Experts: Bailey precedent may upend teacher tenure reforms, Page 9

• FSU working to establish entrepreneurship Ph.D., Page 17
• Arch T. Allen commentary: An open letter to UNC-CH alumni, Page 17
• UMBC uses personal stories to foster learning, Page 18
• Campus Briefs, Page 18
• Issues in Higher Education: Private honor society shows how not to defend the humanities, Page 19

• G’boro council votes ‘yes’ on hotel incentives, Page 10
• Town and County, Page 10
• Guilford makes big changes in property tax management, Page 11
• Michael Lowrey commentary: Broken economic development promises, Page 11
• Appeals Court again denies Rowan County radio tower, Page 12
• Audit questions spending of regional community agency, Page 13

• Book review: Why Liberty: Strong essays supporting libertarianism, Page 20
• From the Liberty Library, Page 20
• Troy Kickler commentary: Post-Civil War Reconstruction era deserves more attention, Page 21
• Book review: Double Down an entertaining, behind-the-scenes political tell-all book, Page 22
• Retrospective: Media for years glossed over Seeger’s evangelical Communism, Page 23

• Editorial: Civics test: When is Election Day?, Page 24
• Terry Stoops commentary: Establishment cannot stop school choice, Page 24
• Editorial: Job trends, Page 25
• Editorial: Politics and the Bard, Page 25
• John Hood commentary: A conservative view of Moral Monday, Page 25
• Michael Walden commentary: Unemployment benefits, Page 26
• Media Mangle: ‘Man bites dog’ vs. ‘the narrative,’ Page 26
• Becki Gray commentary: 2014 elections are about freedom, Page 27
• Marc Rotterman commentary: A common-sense Obamacare alternative, Page 27

• Crisco seeks celebrity help in primary against Aiken (a CJ parody), Page 28