Brenee Goforth

Marketing and Communications Associate

Posts by Brenee Goforth (page 31)

  • Dr. Stoops’ Annual Overview of Public School Accountability Results

    This week, JLF’s Dr. Terry Stoops published a research brief that delves into recently released N.C. public school data. According to Stoops: The N.C. Department of Public Instruction released the 2018-19 state accountability results this week.  The release included end-of-grade and end-of-course test results, growth (or value-added) scores, school performance grades,…
    Brenee Goforth, September 6, 2019
  • CJ Reports: Redistricting decision won’t prevent future gerrymandering disputes, experts say

    A North Carolina court recently struck down the state’s highly partisan House and Senate election maps, but according to the latest article by Carolina Journal’s Kari Travis, the court’s ruling may not keep gerrymandering at bay. At least not for long. Travis writes: Tuesday, Sept. 3, a three-judge Superior Court…
    Brenee Goforth, September 5, 2019
  • Natural Disaster Victims Seeking Shelter Will Find Fewer Options In Raleigh Next Year

    This week, JLF’s Jon Sanders published a research brief on Raleigh’s most recent restrictions on temporary rental in the city. According to Sanders: WTVD reports on a market innovation filling an obvious need during a natural emergency: where can thousands of temporarily displaced families find places to stay? In steps Airbnb…
    Brenee Goforth, September 5, 2019
  • Trump Administration Expands Health Savings Accounts

    This week, JLF’s Jordan Roberts published a research brief on a huge potential change in health care. According to Roberts: President Trump signed the Executive Order on Improving Price and Quality Transparency in American Healthcare to Put Patients First in late June of this year.  It allows a patient to use…
    Brenee Goforth, September 4, 2019
  • CJ Reports: Durham considers fee on plastic and paper bags at retail outlets

    This week, Carolina Journal’s Brooke Conrad reported on a proposed bag ban in Durham. According to Conrad: In Durham, that city’s Environmental Advisory Board recently endorsed the idea of charging 10 cents for every plastic and paper bag customers carry out of stores. The proposal came from Don’t Waste Durham,…
    Brenee Goforth, September 3, 2019
  • CJ Reports: Nurse practitioners push back against state rule requiring a doctor to ‘supervise’ them

    On Friday, Carolina Journal’s Julie Havlak reported on the current regulations facing nurse practitioners in North Carolina. Havlak explains: As a nurse practitioner in North Carolina, [Stephenie] Brinson must have a supervising physician whose scope of practice encompasses her duties. If she loses the supervising physician, she has 30 days…
    Brenee Goforth, September 3, 2019
  • North Carolina Takes Another Step Forward On Criminal Law Reform. Here’s What’s Changing.

    This week, JLF’s Mike Schietzelt published a research brief on a criminal justice law recently enacted in North Carolina. Schietzelt writes: Session Law 2019-198: Criminal Law Reform became law this month.  It marks an important step forward for criminal law reform. The bill builds off of previous reforms, Schietzelt explains:…
    Brenee Goforth, August 30, 2019
  • CJ Commentary: Linking bullying to loneliness and belonging

    This week, Carolina Journal published an opinion piece by education columnist Kristen Blair. In her piece, Blair discusses the connection between bullying and a sense of belonging. Blair writes: There’s a loneliness epidemic among youth today. That’s the growing consensus among researchers, with implications for school culture… Fortunately, new research…
    Brenee Goforth, August 30, 2019