A recent poll suggests that North Carolina will produce another close presidential battle in 2020. Rick Henderson analyzes presidential numbers and other highlights from the latest Civitas Poll for the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio.

Terry Stoops assesses the ongoing debate over school year starting dates for N.C. public schools. Jay Schalin of the Martin Center for Academic Renewal highlights the politicization of university schools of education in North Carolina.

You’ll hear highlights from recent Capitol Hill comments made by Mary Willingham, the former reading tutor who played a highly publicized role in the “paper classes” academic and athletics scandal at UNC-Chapel Hill.

Plus you’ll hear highlights from legislative debate over a failed proposal to allow North Carolinians to write gambling losses off their state income taxes.