• John Locke Update

    Education update

    posted September 25, 2008
    Guilford County Schools’ Mission Possible program offers a case study for the value of performance pay in boosting teacher quality within North Carolina’s public schools. JLF Education Policy Analyst Terry…
  • John Locke Update

    On the road again

    posted September 25, 2008
    Several Locke Foundation analysts took their expertise on the road this week. Carolina Journal Executive Editor Don Carrington offered an update on state corruption cases in a speech to the…
  • John Locke Update

    JLF research attracts attention

    posted September 25, 2008
    The John Locke Foundation is no fan of targeted tax incentives that force most taxpayers to subsidize the business of a select few. JLF’s assessment of incentives in…
  • John Locke Update

    Promoting freedom

    posted September 25, 2008
    Two experts associated with the Locke Foundation recently published book reviews in the September issue of The Freeman. Karen Palasek, JLF Director of Educational and Academic Programs, reviewed…
  • John Locke Update

    Exposing price-gouging myths

    posted September 18, 2008
    Customers across North Carolina have seen lines at gas pumps in recent weeks, and many saw bags over empty gas pumps since Hurricane Ike. John Locke Foundation Vice President for…
  • John Locke Update

    National analysis

    posted September 18, 2008
    When Democratic vice presidential candidate Joe Biden declared that paying higher taxes is “patriotic,” JLF Policy Analyst and Research Editor Jon Sanders sprang into action. Sanders’ latest Townhall.com…
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    Convention center criticism

    posted September 18, 2008
    Days after two Triangle television stations picked up the story, the News & Observer publicized the John Locke Foundation’s criticism of the new $221 million Raleigh Convention Center.
  • John Locke Update

    Education issues highlighted

    posted September 18, 2008
    More than 70 percent of the public school systems that won state dropout prevention grants last year saw their graduation rates decline in 2007-08. Only JLF Education Policy Analyst Terry…
  • John Locke Update

    Climate controversy

    posted September 18, 2008
    The global warming debate attracted attention in Raleigh this week as the Locke Foundation hosted noted climate scientist Roy Spencer for a Headliner luncheon. The News & Observer…
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    Other items of interest

    posted September 18, 2008
    North Carolina’s legislative leaders continued a disturbing policy this year when drafting their budget plan: they relied too heavily on new debt, particularly debt that requires no public approval. JLF…

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