Anna Manning


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  • Daily Journal: School Choice Gets Personal

    John Locke Foundation’s Dr. Terry Stoops tells his personal school choice experience for Carolina Journal’s Daily Journal today. A great story you don’t want to miss. National School Choice Week takes on a special significance for me this year.  The charter school that my wife and I co-founded,…
    Anna Manning, January 21, 2019
  • More than 1,000 events will celebrate National School Choice Week in North Carolina

    North Carolina has over 1,000 events and activities planned to celebrate school choice during National School Choice Week. Want to get involved? Carolina Journal has got you covered: • Celebrating School Choice in Raleigh Where: 1125 Capital Boulevard, Raleigh, NC 27603 When: Jan. 22, 12:00 p.m. to 1:00…
    Anna Manning, January 21, 2019
  • Carolina Journal’s Dan Way in National Review on ECU Bailouts

    National Review reports on ECU medical school bailouts, with comments from Carolina Journal’s Dan Way: You might think that a state medical school could operate without the need for periodic bailouts from the government. Maybe most do, but not the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. Dan…
    Anna Manning, January 9, 2019
  • CJ reports: UNC Board Chairman Smith backs off promise to stay away from ECU

    Carolina Journal’s Kari Travis reports: The leader of the University of North Carolina Board of Governors has abandoned his promise to cut all ties with East Carolina University. BOG Chairman Harry Smith has a controversial relationship with ECU, his alma mater and the third largest university in the UNC…
    Anna Manning, January 8, 2019
  • JLF’s Terry Stoops in News & Observer on Public/Charter Enrollment Rates

    News & Observer reports on the slowing enrollment rate in North Carolina public schools and growing enrollment rate in charter and home schools: Durham Public Schools have shrunk by more than 1,000 students over the past four years, at the same time enrollment from Durham families in charter schools…
    Anna Manning, January 8, 2019
  • Daily Journal: Get ready for smaller school districts

    John Hood writes for Carolina Journal’s Daily Journal: The average public-school district in the United States enrolls about 3,700 students, according to a recent Governing magazine analysis. In North Carolina, the average school district enrolls more than 12,500 students. Only six other states in the nation exceed North Carolina…
    Anna Manning, January 7, 2019
  • CJ reports: Why hasn’t governor sued legislature over Atlantic Coast Pipeline fund?

    Carolina Journal’s Dan Way reports: If Gov. Roy Cooper felt so strongly he had legal authority to create the unusual $57.8 million Atlantic Coast Pipeline mitigation fund, then why didn’t he sue to prevent the General Assembly from commandeering the money? “That’s a good question. I don’t know,” said…
    Anna Manning, January 7, 2019
  • JLF’s Mitch Kokai featured in Charlotte Observer on incentives

    From Charlotte Observer:  The last several weeks of 2018 featured a wave of companies announcing plans to move their corporate headquarters to Charlotte or grow their headcount here, moves made easier by millions of dollars in incentives from local and state governments. The John Locke Foundation continually writes in…
    Anna Manning, January 4, 2019