Years of academic research back education reforms that favor increased choice and competition. Terry Stoops discusses those research findings during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio.

Roy Cordato discusses key themes from the John Locke Foundation’s latest candidate’s guide, Agenda 2014, while Marc Levin of the national group Right on Crime praises a legislative proposal to transfer 16- and 17-year-old misdemeanor offenders from adult court to North Carolina’s juvenile justice system.

Plus you’ll hear highlights from legislative debates about public school teacher pay and efforts to fight “patent trolls.”