State Rep. Greg Murphy’s win this month in a Republican runoff completes the candidate lineup for Sept. 10 special N.C. elections. Voters will fill vacancies in the 3rd and 9th congressional districts. Rick Henderson analyzes the races for the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio.

Terry Stoops assesses the latest enrollment numbers for N.C. homeschools and private schools. Plus you’ll hear highlights from legislative debates involving a new high school financial literacy requirement, certificate-of-need reform, and an effort to help local school systems fill teaching jobs by bringing recent retirees back to the classroom.