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NC Spends $150K per High School Diploma. Are We Getting Our Money’s Worth?

How much of your money is spent to educate one high school graduate in North Carolina? $50,000? $75,000? Our new analysis shows that North Carolina taxpayers spend about $150,000 for each student who receives a high school diploma. That amount doesn't even include capital costs and other major expenses.

Waste of the Week: NC Wine and Grape Growers Council

North Carolina is home to a thriving and growing wine industry. But did you also know that state taxpayers are forced to support the industry?

Civitas Partisan Index - 2012

Modeled after the Cook Partisan Voting Index developed for congressional districts, the Civitas Partisan Index compares the political leanings of voters in each state house and senate district with the partisan voting tendencies of the state as a whole.

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Oct 30

October Poll Presentation

When: Thursday, October 30th Time: 11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Where: Marriott Crabtree Price: $10 members, $15 at the door Member price is $10. Not a member? Sign up here. This month Our guest commentator will be: Assistant Secretary of Employment Security Dale Folwell Dale Folwell was appointed as the Assistant Secretary…

Nov 03

Election Eve Preview

Please join us for a special event! Election Eve Preview 2014: What Will Happen and Why It Matters? Civitas’ Election Eve Preview is back! Will the third time be a charm for Clay Aiken? Or will he again be a runner-up? Will Thom Tillis have a new mailing address in…