Anna Manning

Posts by Anna Manning (page 4)

  • How Much Does A North Carolina Teacher Make?

    In addition to these average costs per teacher, the union march demands $6 billion more today in demands that drown out the real concerns of teachers and parents looking to jumpstart achievement and restore hope to vulnerable students.
    Anna Manning, May 1, 2019
  • Daily Journal: Teacher walkout shortchanges students

    JLF’s Terry Stoops writes for Carolina Journal‘s Daily Journal that while the media will be focusing on union activists at today’s teacher march, he’ll be thinking about a young man named Junior. In 2016, a sobering documentary titled “Raising Bertie” highlighted the educational and economic challenges of young people…
    Anna Manning, May 1, 2019
  • Cost of May 1 NCAE Union March Demands

    Union leaders published a list of costly demands ahead of today’s Teacher Walkout that would cost taxpayers billions to implement and likely have insignificant effects on the true education crisis in North Carolina that dedicated teachers and parents care about. The demands come with a hefty price tag, but do…
    Anna Manning, May 1, 2019
  • JLF’s Terry Stoops Writing For Real Clear Education: Teacher Walkout Ignores North Carolina’s Crisis of Student Achievement

    Ahead of the May 1 teacher walkout in North Carolina, organized by the state affiliate of the NEA, the country’s largest teacher union, John Locke Foundation’s Terry Stoops questions how the list of union demands would effect students: Results from state achievement tests administered last year show that only 56…
    Anna Manning, April 30, 2019
  • CJ reports: Critics of school choice in N.C. gaining ground as issue grows more partisan

    Lindsay Marchello reports for Carolina Journal: Yet despite all the either real or perceived — or esthetic — shortcomings, students at Raleigh Charter are performing better than most students in the state.  Supporters of school choice say that choice empowers parents to pick the best place for…
    Anna Manning, April 30, 2019
  • WATCH: JLF’s Donald van der Vaart discusses renewable energy’s role in N.C.

    Dr. Donald van der Vaart, John Locke Foundation senior fellow, discusses the role renewable energy plays in North Carolina. Van der Vaart offered these comments during the April 25, 2019, episode of UNC-TV’s “ncIMPACT.” Watch here.
    Anna Manning, April 29, 2019
  • Understanding the Anti-Monopoly Clause of the N.C. State Constitution

    It’s been with us since the beginning, but is the anti-monopoly clause of the state constitution a valid tool in today’s fight against cronyism? In Part Two of his series, JLF’s Jon Guze explains why the original understanding and purpose of the clause are still relevant today. Like their fellow…
    Anna Manning, April 29, 2019
  • CJ reports: Audit finds TransPark finances open to corruption; former director running for Congress

    Don Carrington reports for Carolina Journal: A scathing report from N.C. State Auditor Beth Wood released Wednesday, April 24, found the accounting methods used by the N.C. Global TransPark Authority were so bad that “fraud could occur and go undetected.” The executive director of the GTP during…
    Anna Manning, April 25, 2019