Dan E. Way

Associate Editor

Posts by Dan E. Way (page 4)

  • Unions misfire on school choice movie

    Teachers unions already are marshaling their efforts to politicize and marginalize the movie “Won’t Back Down” even before it is released on Friday. The movie, inspired by real events and starring Maggie Gyllenhaal, is about a Pennsylvania parent’s fight to win school choice and break away from a failing school…
    Dan E. Way, September 27, 2012
  • EPA sued over human experiments at UNC

    In a blog titled “EPA Sued Over Heinous Experiments on Humans,” Paul Chesser of the National Legal & Policy Center spells out a troubling practice at UNC Chapel Hill that he describes as “something out of World War II-era Germany.” Steven Milloy, who filed the lawsuit, is founder and publisher…
    Dan E. Way, September 25, 2012
  • UNC says animal lab wastewater plan increases safety

    Nearly 100 people turned out for a state Division of Water Quality public hearing in Orange County on Wednesday night at which a wastewater treatment permit for the UNC Chapel Hill animal research facility in Bingham Township was the topic of discussion. Among those delivering comments for the public record…
    Dan E. Way, August 24, 2012
  • Stimulus job-creating effects dwindling

    The federal stimulus package will increase the U.S. budget deficit by $833 billion from 2009 to 2019, according to the latest figures released by the Congressional Budget Office. According to the CBO, the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act’s effects on employment “began to wane at the end of 2010 and…
    Dan E. Way, August 23, 2012
  • Hearing set on UNC research waste spraying

    Preserve Rural Orange, which has been a major player in seeking to protect the environment and rural way of life in Orange County, is teaming up with the environmentalist group Haw River Assembly in beating the drum for public turnout at a public hearing tonight to speak out against UNC’s…
    Dan E. Way, August 22, 2012
  • Blog trashes La. school voucher parents

    North Carolina advocates of school choice may find events in Louisiana of interest. Three times in two months courts in the Pelican State have ruled against the Louisiana Association of Educators in the state teacher union’s attempt to get an injunction to prevent a school voucher plan from being implemented.
    Dan E. Way, August 20, 2012
  • Toxic fear surrounds Buncombe school

    The Battle of Buncombe continues to rage, with embattled but persistent Buncombe County Board of Education member Lisa Baldwin now pressing for answers on the issue of potential toxic contamination at the central office building where a STEM high school for 300 to 400 students is planned. “Why are we…
    Dan E. Way, August 17, 2012
  • Marshall leading in Sec. State race

    Incumbent Democrat Elaine Marshall and Republican challenger Ed Goodwin, North Carolina Secretary of State candidates in the Nov. 6 General Election, will be featured in a candidate forum on Thursday. The forum is being presented by The NC Center for Voter Education and League of Women Voters of NC at…
    Dan E. Way, August 17, 2012