The Laurinburg Exchange reported on John Locke Foundation Director of Education Outreach Lindalyn Kakadelis‘ speech this week to Scotland County Republicans. Kakadelis also discussed top education issues with the Robeson County Republican Women’s Club.

Kakadelis joined Lockwood Phillips on WTKF’s “Viewpoints Radio” to discuss whether public school parents can opt out of North Carolina’s standardized testing program, and she discussed Common Core public school standards with Mike Collins on WFAE’s “Charlotte Talks.”

Speaking of radio, Vice President for Outreach Becki Gray continues twice-weekly updates on the latest developments in North Carolina politics and public policy for WTSB. Director of Communications Mitch Kokai discussed the week’s top state government developments with Curtis Wright on WMYT.

Kokai discussed the late state Sen. Martin Nesbitt, marijuana legalization, and the leadership controversy inside the state Democratic Party during an appearance on Time Warner Cable News’ statewide “Capital Tonight” program.

News & Observer columnist Rob Christensen noted in a recent column the John Locke Foundation’s collaboration with environmental group NC WARN for a public forum targeting electricity issues.