Last November the people of North Carolina shouted “yes” to the conservative message of limited government, fiscal responsibility, economic freedom and real education reform. One of the components of that victory was a proposal embraced by nearly all the newly-elected law makers: the removal of the state-imposed 100 school cap on charter schools. During the […]
A Civitas investigation reveals large compensation packages and salaries in the Smart Start organization which account for a large portion of the reported administrative overhead of 11% of the program. High salaries are particularly pronounced in many of Smart Start key administrators’ compensation. For example, a recent IRS filing shows North Carolina Partnership for Children […]
Senate Bill 26, the North Carolina Benefit Corporation Act, would create a new class of business or corporation that can claim to be morally superior to the run of the mill greedy corporation that now exists.
“Government Funded Attempt at Intimidation” – Those were the words of the Civitas lawyer when he was shown the cease and desist order the Civitas Institute received by fax on February 23, 2011. We need your help to raise the funds necessary to fight the attempts by this, and other, taxpayer-funded organizations to silence our story on the mismanagement of government money.
Raleigh, N.C. – Sixty-five percent of North Carolina voters say Governor Bev Perdue should sign the Balanced Budget Act of 2011 just passed by the General Assembly, according to a new poll released today by the Civitas Institute. Sixty-five percent of voters, when given information on the bill said they think Perdue should sign the […]
Accrediting giant AdvancEd says school board actions - not academic performance – will be the focus of a special review team visiting the Wake County Public Schools System to decide if High Schools will lose accreditation. AdvancED says it is acting on a complaint by the North Carolina NAACP and its head, the Rev. William Barber, filed after the board declined a presentation by Barber, who was later arrested twice on school property for trespassing.
Francis De Luca makes an appearance on Viewpoints Radio with Lockwood Phillips.