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    Parent-friendly schools and other education news

    posted December 17, 2009
    The John Locke Foundation’s assessment of North Carolina public school districts’ “parent-friendliness” continues to attract media attention. The Durham Herald-Sun responded to Education Policy Analyst Terry Stoops‘…
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    State government items

    posted December 17, 2009
    Top members of the N.C. Senate’s Democratic leadership team have announced plans to resign or forgo re-election bids. The News & Observer asked John Hood for his assessment…
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    Local issues

    posted December 17, 2009
    Charlotte’s leadership “Group” is changing, and The Charlotte Observer reprinted this week John Hood’s column assessing the performance of the city’s self-appointed leaders. In other Queen City news,…
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    Other items of interest

    posted December 17, 2009
    A letter writer in the Garner Citizen recommended this week that the newspaper turn to the John Locke Foundation to help rebut the claims U.S. Rep. Bob Etheridge…
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    ‘Parent-friendly’ schools report attracts more attention

    posted December 10, 2009
    School officials and media outlets across North Carolina responded this week to John Locke Foundation Education Policy Analyst Terry Stoops‘ latest assessment of “parent-friendliness” within the state’s public…
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    Exposing the hot air in the global warming debate

    posted December 10, 2009
    Americans for Prosperity invited John Locke Foundation Vice President for Research and Resident Scholar Roy Cordato to participate Wednesday in a luncheon discussion tied to the Copenhagen climate…
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    Hood enlightens state, national audiences

    posted December 10, 2009
    When MSNBC’s Web site reported this week “Conservative Blog Buzz” connected with President Obama’s latest stimulus proposals, the first blogger highlighted was John Locke Foundation President John Hood,…
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    Other items of interest

    posted December 10, 2009
    John Locke Foundation Vice President for Outreach Becki Gray appears again this week with John Hood on the statewide N.C. Spin telecast. They’ll discuss new state debts connected to unemployment…
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    Carolina Journal covers ongoing scandals

    posted December 10, 2009
    Mike Easley no longer lives in North Carolina’s Executive Mansion, and Attorney General Roy Cooper believes that fact alone should end a public-records lawsuit Carolina Journal and other media outlets…
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    Easley, Rand on the hot seats

    posted December 3, 2009
    The latest entry in Don Carrington‘s ledger of former Gov. Mike Easley’s dubious dealings focuses on a property transaction involving Easley, retiring N.C. Senate Majority Leader Tony Rand, and Bald…

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