Higher education (page 174)

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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Duke Cheston reports for Carolina Journal Online that some University of North Carolina leaders are considering whether UNC should boost its number of out-of-state students. Kristen Blair’s Daily Journal examines causes of school violence.
    Mitch Kokai, March 19, 2013
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    The sports tail wagging the college dog

    As we fill in the brackets and prepare for the onset of “March Madness,” the latest issue of TIME magazine reminds us of one of the less pleasant aspects of a national obsession with college sports. What ticks off many college students even more than an…
    Mitch Kokai, March 18, 2013
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    Guilford Schools Participate in Data Tracking

    Michelle Malkin’s commentary today talks about the massive database tracking that comes along with those states invested in the Common Core Standards. These systems will aggregate massive amounts of personal data — health-care histories, income information, religious affiliations, voting status and even blood types and homework completion. The data…
    Lindalyn Kakadelis, March 8, 2013
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    Tie vote keeps some campus police records out of public view

    In baseball, the tie goes to the runner. In an N.C. Supreme Court ruling, a tie means that you revert back to a previous ruling. With one justice not participating in the case, the N.C. Supreme Court tied 3-3 over whether the campus police at Elon University was required to…
    Barry Smith, March 8, 2013
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    DPI on remediation

    During today’s monthly State Board of Education meeting, an official from the NC Department of Public Instruction (DPI) complained that members of the General Assembly always want to discuss North Carolina’s 65 percent community college remediation rate.  She commented that she did not know where the numbers came from,…
    Terry Stoops, March 6, 2013
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    Amazing catch by NC State player

    If you overdosed on politics (or anything else) this week, here is a little something for your enjoyment:…
    Terry Stoops, March 1, 2013
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    Gov. Pat McCrory and both chambers of the N.C. General Assembly have signaled their interest in saying no to both Medicaid expansion and a state-managed health insurance exchange. Rick Henderson discusses the significance of that development in the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Americans for Prosperity President…
    Mitch Kokai, March 1, 2013
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Dan Way reports for Carolina Journal Online that N.C. House Speaker Thom Tillis has launched what he calls Education Week for the N.C. General Assembly. Andy Taylor’s Daily Journal offers N.C. Republicans advice on handling higher education issues.
    Mitch Kokai, February 26, 2013