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  • Report details key data for N.C. public education

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 718: The N.C. Department of Public Instruction recently released a report compiling key data about the state’s public schools. Information includes dropout rates and school crime totals. Terry Stoops, the John Locke Foundation’s director of research and education studies, analyzes the report and…

  • Legislators target help for homeless, foster kids

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 718: North Carolina education officials estimate 30,000 homeless kids attend schools across the state. That number does not include homeless children who avoid school altogether. Some state lawmakers are pushing legislation designed to address issues surrounding homeless kids, along with related issues linked…

  • Overly burdensome rules limit food choices, promote waste

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 718: Overly burdensome government rules limit food choices and promote food waste. Those are two of the key warnings linked to the recent book Biting the Hands That Feed Us. Author Baylen Linnekin, adjunct professor at George Mason University’s Scalia Law School, explains…

  • Data analytics play increasingly important role in elections

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 718: The art of targeting voters through data analytics develops rapidly from election cycle to election cycle. David Seawright, director of analytics and product innovation at Deep Root Analytics, discusses the most recent innovations in messaging. Seawright also explains how one of the…

  • Carolina Journal No. 718: Election data analytics take on new importance

    The art of targeting voters through data analytics develops rapidly from election cycle to election cycle. David Seawright, director of analytics and product innovation at Deep Root Analytics, discusses the most recent innovations in messaging. Seawright also explains how one of the most cutting-edge changes involves traditional television advertising. Overly…

  • Cooper cabinet confirmation process generates legal challenge

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 717: Just before Roy Cooper entered North Carolina’s executive mansion as governor, state lawmakers approved a new law that subjects Cooper’s Cabinet appointments to a confirmation process in the state Senate. As Cooper challenges the process, senators have spelled out details of how…

  • Legislators emphasize long-term transportation planning

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 717: Some N.C. legislators want to focus attention on the state’s long-term transportation needs. They say the state can’t address those needs with its current funding sources. You’ll hear highlights from a recent meeting of a study committee addressing North Carolina’s transportation challenges…

  • Lawmakers turn attention to school principal pay

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 717: North Carolina lawmakers have devoted much of their time and taxpayer dollars in recent years to raising public school teacher pay. Now some lawmakers want to focus attention on pay for school principals. You’ll hear highlights from a recent legislative debate on…