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JLF Targeted By Progressives On U.S. Senate Panel

Rick Henderson on targeting of JLF by Senate Democrats; Brent Lane on value of tax incentives; Roy Cordato on special interest effect of gov't policies; Michael Lowrey on debate over control of Charlotte airport; Terry Stoops on governor's K-12 budget

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Mar 27, 2015 05:29 PM

Another solar energy poll plays Hide The Costs, because it has to

Triangle Business Journal reports on a poll by a group calling itself “Conservatives for Clean Energy” that supposedly finds “strong support for clean energy in NC.” If you examine the poll questions, which is made rather annoying by a click-through Flash presentation, you will realize something is missing. It’s the same thing that’s always missingContinue Reading


Mar 27, 2015 01:28 PM

N&R fails to identify teacher’s ties to left wing advocacy groups

Todd Warren is just your average teacher chosen to comment on Senate Bill 480, a bill that would limit the political activities of public school employees during school hours. Well, that is the impression one would get by reading this story by the News & Record, which identified Warren only as a Spanish teacher at GuilfordContinue Reading


Mar 27, 2015 10:46 AM

Who profits from public schools?

Linda Welborn, a member of the Guilford County Board of Education, has figured it out…or so she thinks. The new charter school movement, backed by big money, has infiltrated North Carolina. Our children are the ones who will lose as profit-mongers consume more tax dollars. North Carolinians – whether promoters of choice, traditional public schoolsContinue Reading


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Mar 26, 2015

CJ Editorial: Election Laws Have Consequences

The electoral map today may look quite different in a few years, negating hasty changes designed to gain partisan advantage.


Mar 19, 2015

Education Spending Set To Rise In Budget

Pay raises for starting teachers, full funding for new enrollment, and additional money for instructional materials are highlights of the governor's budget proposal.


Mar 12, 2015

U.S. Millennials Not Measuring Up

The generation of Americans born after 1980 have more educational credentials than earlier generations, but they are less prepared than their counterparts internationally to participate in the labor force.


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Mar 13, 2015

Corrections Policies Say A Lot

A news outlet’s willingness to own up to its mistakes says a lot about its credibility.


Jan 08, 2015

Early Lessons in Journalistic Bias

Professors do future journalists and the reading public no favors by teaching students that a left-wing narrative trumps the facts.


Dec 21, 2014

When the Media Ignores the News

News outlets shirk their duty when they fail to acknowledge important stories.


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