Recent “Hometown Debates” in Rocky Mount, Burlington, and Newton highlighted key education issues linked to school construction, charter schools, and teacher pay. Panelist Terry Stoops shares his take on those topics during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio.

Rick Henderson highlights the latest Carolina Journal cover story on regulations that block innovation in the funeral industry. Duke professor Michael Munger explains why 17th-century British philosopher John Locke could be dubbed the world’s first “modern” economist.

You’ll hear highlights from the recent unveiling of the North Carolina branch of Western Governors University. Plus you’ll hear from the leaders of a new legislative committee studying North Carolina river quality.