• John Locke Update

    Lt. Gov. Robinson Lays Out the F.A.C.T.S. About Indoctrination in Schools

    posted August 30, 2021 by Dr. Terry Stoops
    Last week, Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson released the first report from the F.A.C.T.S. Task Force, which highlighted various parental concerns about classroom instruction. At the same time, lawmakers have proposed legislation that would offer additional tools for increasing transparency and accountability. While the submissions are not indicative of the scope of the problem, it is undeniable that thereis a problem with indoctrination in some public school classrooms.
  • John Locke Update

    “Don’t Be Evil”: Google’s Ironic Corporate Motto

    posted January 16, 2018 by Jon Guze
    Last summer, Google fired a software engineer named James Damore for posting a controversial memo on an in-house message board. Last week, Damore and another former Google employee filed a…
  • Research Report

    Charter School Diversity: Too black, too white, or just right?

    posted May 19, 2010 by Dr. Terry Stoops
    A state law that mandates racial/ethnic balance for charter schools contradicts another law that requires charter schools to use an enrollment lottery when applicants outnumber available seats. It is impossible for charter schools to use random (lottery) and non-random (affirmative action) student selection mechanisms simultaneously.
  • Press Release

    State education board needs true diversity

    posted February 26, 2007
    RALEIGH – The State Board of Education needs more diverse viewpoints, if North Carolina expects public schools to improve. That’s the assessment offered in a new John Locke Foundation…
  • Press Release

    Court Rules Preferences Unconstitutional

    posted June 22, 2003
    RALEIGH — The U.S. Supreme Court has issued its decision in a much-awaited case involving racial preferences at the University of Michigan, but a North Carolina-based higher education analyst is…

diversity by Author