Anna Manning


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  • LISTEN HERE: Head Locke Episode 18: Some Crimes are Out of Sight and Out of Mind

    This topic of this weeks Head Locke episode is the problem of overcriminalization. Did you know that in North Carolina stealing over $1,000 of grease is a class H felony or that it’s illegal to serve alcohol at a bingo game? These are just two examples of the thousands…
    Anna Manning, June 20, 2018
  • Today, Noon at JLF. Join Us In Person or Live on Facebook

    The North Carolina Opportunity Scholarship Program provides state-funded private school vouchers worth up to $4,200 to eligible K-12 students. This Monday, June 25th, at the John Locke Foundation Anna Egalite and Stephen Porter — members of the NC State research team — will discuss their latest research. Their research involved…
    Anna Manning, June 20, 2018
  • LISTEN HERE: Head Locke Episode 017: A Big Win for Vouchers Proponents in N.C.

    Episode 17 of Head Locke features a discussion of a new analysis on the Opportunity Scholarship program with special guest, Mitch Kokai. The Opportunity Scholarship Program is a private school voucher program for low-income children in North Carolina. North Carolina State University researchers found that the program produced “positive, large,…
    Anna Manning, June 6, 2018
  • Carolina Journal Reports: Build NC Bond Act of 2018: $3 billion added to state debt, no say from voters

    The Build NC Bond Act of 2018 will add $3 billion in state debt for transportation projects. Disregarding multiple warnings from state Treasurer Dale Folwell, the legislation has gone through both House and Senate committees with bipartisan support. Despite it’s name, the borrowing will not be in the form of…
    Anna Manning, June 6, 2018
  • Next Shaftesbury Event: State Constitutional Politics

    Next Monday at noon, a presentation on state constitutions that you don’t want to miss. Unlike the U.S. Constitution, which is rarely amended, state constitutions are amended on a regular basis. In this presentation, Professor John Dinan will discuss themes from his latest book, State Constitutional Politics: Governing By Amendment…
    Anna Manning, June 5, 2018
  • New UNC innovation labs hope to boost graduation rates

    Carolina Journal’s Kari Travis reports on the University of North Carolina system’s launch of Student Success Innovation Labs. The purpose of the program is to boost graduation rates across the 16-campus system by allowing researchers to test what programs do and do not work. The university will use innovation…
    Anna Manning, June 4, 2018
  • Study by N.C. State University highlights positive academic effects of Opportunity Scholarship program

    Carolina Journal’s Lindsay Marchello reports on a study by N.C. State University on the state’s Opportunity Scholarship program that was approved by the General Assembly in 2013. The study shows positive academic effects of the scholarship program that give vouchers to low-income families for their children to attend the…
    Anna Manning, June 4, 2018
  • State Budget 2018: Juvenile Justice

    Last year, the N.C. General Assembly passed the Juvenile Justice Reinvestment Act which raised the age of juvenile jurisdiction in North Carolina to include 16 and 17 year olds. With this came the creation of the Juvenile Jurisdiction Advisory Committee. Jon Guze, Director of Legal Studies at JLF, writes…
    Anna Manning, June 1, 2018