Carolina Journal Print Edition

Volume 24, Number 5 – May 2015

• Island awash in title questions, irregularities
• Federal justices toss districts back to state

• Bill would require judicial ‘retention’ elections, Page 2
• House votes to move N.C.’s 2016 presidential primary to March 8, Page 3
• Bond proposals could mean voting early and often, Page 4
• State Briefs, Page 4
• Report: Restrictions on nurse roles costing North Carolina billions, Page 5
• Experts: Medicaid reform more important than expansion, Page 6
• Report: Proposed department for state IT makes sense, Page 7
• Lawmakers trying to put an end to diversion of highway funds, Page 8
• JLF: Voluntary certification should replace most state licensing, Page 9

• Bill increasing scholarships for special needs advances, Page 10
• Terry Stoops commentary: Beware the teacher resignation spin, Page 10
• Task force on testing has tough task in convincing Manning, Page 11

• Does MFA in costume production at UNC meet course justification?, Page 17
• George Leef commentary: Cheated details UNC academic scandal, Page 17
• UNC’s Bridge Program not meeting expectations, Page 18
• Campus Briefs, Page 18
• Issues in Higher Education: Sustainability movement infuses campuses with fundamentalism, Page 19

• Finding funds for Fayetteville theater could prove challenge, Page 12
• Michael Lowrey commentary: Why the 440th is the odd unit out, Page 12
• Appeals Court limits jury’s ability to set school funding, Page 13

• Book review: Guinier remains wedded to collectivism and quotas, Page 20
• From the Liberty Library, Page 20
• Troy Kickler commentary: Hard-living Tar Heel Charlie Poole a pioneer in banjo music, Page 21
• Book review: Author of Naked Public Square led an extraordinary life, Page 22
• Book review: Economist highlights misery caused by top 10 policy mistakes, Page 23

• Editorial: Bond bite is too big, Page 24
• Becki Gray commentary: Too many crimes on the books, Page 24
• Editorial: Capital = growth, Page 25
• Editorial: Vouchers not unusual, Page 25
• John Hood commentary: Budget crisis didn’t occur, Page 25
• Media Mangle: Intentionally hurtful news writing, Page 26
• Michael Walden commentary: Inflation not running away — yet, Page 26
• Andy Taylor commentary: Religious revolution at top of the GOP, Page 27
• Marc Rotterman: Saying goodbye to the Greatest Generation, Page 27

• Kluttz proposes tax credits for historic-car restoration (a CJ parody), Page 28