Carolina Journal Print Edition

Volume 28, Number 6 – June 2019

On the cover

• In the lab: UNC laboratory schools are changing the formula for education in North Carolina



• Carolina Journal wins four N.C. Press Association awards, Page 2

• Polls, Page 2

• Quick Takes, Pages 3-5

• Candidate appealing to the center key to 9th District win, experts say, Page 6

• Brown, others say DoD vindicates concerns about wind turbines and military operations, Page 7

• Solar energy output ratings misleading, if not deceptive, critics say, Page 8

• Will continued teacher confrontations eventually hurt their cause?, Page 10



• Philip Howard: Government reform requires fresh dose of common sense, Page 18

• Mona Charen: Feminist movement has had adverse impact for many men, Page 19



• Terry Stoops commentary: Rural schools matter, and here’s why, Page 14

• Mitch Kokai commentary: A tale of two op-eds and the 2020 Senate race, Page 15

• Anthony Hennen commentary: The high price of salaries in the UNC System, Page 16

• Kristen Blair commentary: What’s important to know about screens and reading, Page 17

• Charles Geshekter commentary: Making a lame case for diversity, Page 17

• Editorial: Budget standoff highlights policy differences, Page 20

• John Trump commentary: School choice allows parents to choose sacrifice, inconvenience to help their children succeed, Page 22

• Michael Walden commentary: Has a key economic rule been broken?, Page 22

• Andy Taylor commentary: Electoral College has little to do with race, slavery, Page 23

• Becki Gray commentary: Alcohol reform may be coming to N.C., and it’s about time, Page 23

• Jordan Roberts commentary: Americans should be skeptical of single-payer promises, Page 24

Commentary by John Hood

• Odd-year primaries yield normal outcomes, Page 2

• Freedom can fuel faster growth, Page 21

• State ranks high in college funding, Page 21