• John Locke Update

    Leandro and the Financial Impact of Charter Schools on Districts

    September 11, 2019
    “North Carolina District Schools Are Thriving Fiscally Alongside Charter-School Growth” is a new peer-reviewed article published in the journal Political Economy in the Carolinas. Dr. Erik Root, an executive with the Roger Bacon…
  • John Locke Update

    Do Hospital Consolidations Lower Prices?

    September 10, 2019
    There are several prominent players in the health care delivery process. There are patients, physicians, insurers, hospitals, pharmaceutical companies, and pharmacy benefit managers, to name a few. Interestingly, when asked…
  • Person

    Julie Havlak

    September 9, 2019
    Julie Havlak is an associate editor for Carolina Journal, joining CJ full-time in July 2019. She worked with CJ in 2018 as a 2018 National Journalism Center intern. Previously, she…
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    MAPS: Redistricting ruling’s potential impact

    September 6, 2019
    A three-judge N.C. Superior Court panel’s ruling Tuesday, Aug. 3, in Common Cause v. Lewis will force the N.C. General Assembly to redraw state House and Senate election maps. The…
  • John Locke Update

    Overview of 2018-19 Public School Accountability Results

    September 6, 2019
    The N.C. Department of Public Instruction released the 2018-19 state accountability results this week.  The release included end-of-grade and end-of-course test results, growth (or value-added) scores, school performance grades,…
  • John Locke Update

    Summer 2019 Locke Letter

    September 5, 2019
    As you page through the Summer 2019 edition of Locke Letter, you’ll discover the breadth of our impact on public policy and our influence on shaping North Carolina’s future. Read…