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    JLF on Charter Schools and Regional Construction

    posted December 1, 2005
    Lindalyn Kakadelis disputes the finding of the much touted report by Robert Bifulco and Helen Ladd (“Results from the Tar Heel State”) that decries the ability of charter…
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    State in a Select League

    posted November 17, 2005
    Aside from being one of only two states in the nation to pass Medicaid expenses to local governments (N.Y. is the other, though they are in the…
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    JLF on Education

    posted November 17, 2005
    This week, JLF opined on a host of issues concerning schools in the state. Terry Stoops and Lindalyn Kakadelis tackled teaching standards and standardization; Stoops in the Charlotte Observer, and…
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    JLF’s Leadership Initiative

    posted November 17, 2005
    Under the direction of Karen Palasek, Director of Academic and Educational Programs, JLF recently launched the E.A. Morris Fellowship for Emerging Leaders, a statewide leadership-training program.  The program,…
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    Trade Restrictions and Economic Growth

    posted November 17, 2005
    Economic growth is inextricably tied to government policy.  This policy may take a variety of forms.  Richard Wagner, in the Dunn Daily Record, noted that politicians, while on…
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    Hood on Advertising

    posted November 17, 2005
    If it all seems like a sale’s pitch, it might be. But, you’d be wise to read John Hood‘s new book, Selling the Dream: Why Advertising is Good…
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    Weathering the Storm

    posted November 10, 2005
    Roy Cordato, proving his moxie yet again, takes on the fear-mongering alarmists touting anthropogenic climate change in his latest Spotlight paper,  Lopsided Commission: North…
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    Landfills and Windfalls

    posted November 10, 2005
    It’s too bad Wake County didn’t keep in mind Michael Sanera‘s Spotlight piece on solid waste markets that was released by the JLF in late October.  If…
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    Bountiful and Broke Bonds

    posted November 10, 2005
    Terry Stoops, at a roundtable discussion with Lockwood Phillips and Connie Asero on the Viewpoints Radio Show, pontificated on the outcomes of Onslow County, Carteret County,…
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    Election Recap

    posted November 10, 2005
    NBC-17’s “At Issue”, featuring Donna Martinez and Cash Michaels, updated viewers on key race results and provided commentary on issues affected by the races.  Issues covered included bonds…

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