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    Treatment of Clarence Thomas Reveals Double Standard

    posted October 20, 2016 by Jon Guze
    Younger readers—i.e., those who have come of age since the inauguration of Bill Clinton—may find it hard to believe, but there was a time when the prime-time news wasn’t filled…
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    Improving School Accountability In North Carolina

    posted October 18, 2016 by Dr. Terry Stoops
    In their recent Behavioral Science & Policy article, “Reimagining Accountability in K–12 Education,” researchers Brian Gill, Jennifer Lerner, and Paul Meosky argue that “the time is ripe for policymakers to…
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    One-Third Of Recent High School Graduates Need Remediation

    posted October 17, 2016 by Dr. Terry Stoops
    Last year, 34 percent of 2015 high school graduates enrolled in one or more developmental math and/or English courses at a North Carolina community college.  This is a sharp decrease…
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    Important Local Referenda Will Be On November Ballots

    posted October 13, 2016 by Julie Tisdale
    In less than four weeks, North Carolinians will vote.  And in many counties and municipalities, it won’t just be the elections for president and governor, but a variety of…
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    Myths And Facts About Certificate-Of-Need Laws

    posted October 12, 2016 by Katherine Restrepo
    Certificate of Need (CON) laws require your doctor or hospital to request and receive a government permission slip before offering you new technology, better facilities, or more treatment options. CON…
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    Peaceful Coexistence, Obama Administration Style

    posted October 12, 2016 by Jon Guze
    Last month, the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights released a 300-page report entitled, “Peaceful Coexistence: Reconciling Nondiscrimination Principles with Civil Liberties.” In the words of Chairman, Martin R. Castro,…

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