Publisher's note: We want our readers to understand that there is wise policy afoot here in North Carolina, and to that end, we offer these excellent videos from our associates, in prudent policy research, at the John Locke Foundation.
We will offer this allotment of three with more to come; some old, most new, but all quite informative, and, moreover, necessary to understanding that in North Carolina, there is a wiser path to govern ourselves and our People.
JLF's Terry Stoops discusses 2016-17 N.C. teacher pay raises
Dr. Terry Stoops, John Locke Foundation director of research and education studies, shares details of public school teacher pay raises included in the 2016-17 N.C. state budget. Stoops offered these comments during an interview with Donna Martinez for Carolina Journal Radio.
JLF's Kory Swanson discusses Democratic U.S. senators' recent attack
Kory Swanson, John Locke Foundation president and CEO, explains why Democratic U.S. senators recently attacked JLF on the Senate floor. Swanson offered these comments during an interview with Donna Martinez for Carolina Journal Radio.
Room to build on successful N.C. education reforms
North Carolina has scrapped to its public charter school cap, increased funding for school vouchers targeting low-income and special-needs students, and created a new Achievement School District to boost the state's lowest-performing elementary schools. With all of these education reform success stories, there's still room for more.
Lisa Snell, director of education at the libertarian Reason Foundation, recapped North Carolina's successes and pointed toward the future during a presentation to the John Locke Foundation's Shaftesbury Society. In the video clip above, Snell identifies one obstacle to reform: the way in which state government funds local school systems.