Public charter schools have proven so popular in Wake County that the traditional public school system has been able to scale back enrollment projections. Terry Stoops assesses the significance of that enrollment change in the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio.

Julie Tisdale analyzes the potential impact for taxpayers of efforts in both Charlotte and Raleigh to secure a Major League Soccer franchise. N.C. Supreme Court Associate Justices Sam Ervin IV and Paul Newby stress the importance of civics education.

N.C. House Speaker Tim Moore and Senate leader Phil Berger spell out priorities for the 2017 legislative session. Plus you’ll hear highlights from a recent debate about the campaign to “Raise the Age” for juvenile criminal offenders.