Child care/children/early childhood development

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    Three Cheers for Country Time!

    ABC News reports: Country Time is doubling down on its campaign to save one of America’s favorite summer past times – children’s lemonade stands. The drink maker has been paying fines for kids across the country who have had their unpermitted stands shut down.
    Jon Guze, June 21, 2019
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    Casey Foundation: N.C. is 33rd in child well-being, 22nd in education

    The Annie E. Casey Foundation released the 2019 KIDS COUNT Data Book, a useful examination of measures of health, education, family and community, and economic well-being. According to the press release, “The Casey Foundation and NC Child point to areas of tremendous…
    Terry Stoops, June 17, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Lindsay Marchello reports for Carolina Journal Online on debate surrounding a possible virtual preschool. Kristen Blair’s Daily Journal focuses on screens and reading.
    Mitch Kokai, May 23, 2019
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    Readers for life

    Anna Mussmann offers Federalist readers ideas for ensuring their children become readers for life. You may have seen the meme. Two mothers sit on a bench with their respective children. One mother is reading a book, and her kid is, too. The other pair is lost in their…
    Mitch Kokai, May 21, 2019
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    Williamson makes the case for being born

    Kevin Williamson of National Review Online fights back against those who suggest that children are the future’s enemies. Why are pro-abortion activists such as Brian Sims so angry? Because they abhor the alternative. Sims, a Democratic member of the Pennsylvania state legislature, filmed himself berating an old woman…
    Mitch Kokai, May 14, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Lindsay Marchello reports for Carolina Journal Online on the new chancellor named for Western Carolina University. Kristen Blair’s Daily Journal argues that it’s time for a reboot of online privacy involving kids.
    Mitch Kokai, April 26, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Dan Way reports for Carolina Journal Online on the potential impact for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline of new Trump administration executive orders. Kristen Blair’s Daily Journal focuses on pressure teen girls face.
    Mitch Kokai, April 12, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Lindsay Marchello reports for Carolina Journal Online on the latest Civitas poll results, featuring N.C. voters’ views on issues such as abortion and the Electoral College. Kristen Blair’s Daily Journal ponders the perils of parents who get too involved in their children’s lives.
    Mitch Kokai, March 28, 2019