A Wallace couple is heading to federal prison after conviction on charges involving $12 million in tax refund fraud. Rick Henderson discusses the fraud case’s resolution during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio.

Terry Stoops analyzes a recent report on North Carolina’s confusing school funding formulas, while Marcus Brandon of the education advocacy group Carolina CAN recommends that the state abandon its top-down approach to improving public schools from Raleigh.

Plus you’ll hear highlights from a recent debate over the size of North Carolina’s unemployment insurance reserve, along with a higher education discussion about academic freedom in the age of political correctness.