• John Locke Update

    Who Is (And Should Be) “In Charge” Of Education In NC?

    posted December 15, 2016 by Dr. Terry Stoops
    As part of Extra Session 4, Republicans in the North Carolina General Assembly introduced House Bill 17: Modify Certain Appointments/Employment. The bill would grant the incoming Superintendent of Public…
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    The Road To Freedom

    posted December 13, 2016
    As North Carolina’s conservative think tank with 26 years of influencing public policy, the John Locke Foundation continues to seek liberty at every opportunity. With the General Assembly…
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    NC Public Schools Are Not Internationally Competitive

    posted December 8, 2016 by Dr. Terry Stoops
    Earlier this week, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) released results from the 2015 Program for International Student Assessment (PISA).  PISA assesses math, reading, and science proficiency among…
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    Flag Burning: A Matter of Property Rights

    posted December 1, 2016 by Dr. Roy Cordato
    To agree with others is not a problem in any society; it is the right to disagree that is crucial. It is the institution of private property that protects and implements the…
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    Holiday Spirits

    posted December 1, 2016 by Jon Guze
    The John Locke Foundation recently published a Spotlight (Hard to Swallow: Maze of Rules Hinders Expansion of State’s Alcoholic Beverage Industry) based on a talk I gave last summer…
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    Recent Developments in the Bathroom Wars, Continued

    posted November 3, 2016 by Jon Guze
    Last Friday the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to review the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit’s decision in Gloucester County School Board v. G.G. As I explained in…
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    Draft Teacher Turnover Report Shows Improvement

    posted October 28, 2016 by Dr. Terry Stoops
    The N.C. State Board of Education just posted the draft 2015-16 “State of the Teaching Profession Report.”  The report, previously and incorrectly titled “Annual Report on Teachers Leaving…

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