Tag: John Locke Foundation

Poll shows parents concerned over politicization, safety in public schools

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By David N. Bass Raleigh, NC – A new Civitas poll shows that North Carolina parents are concerned about the safety of students in the classroom and the politicization of public schools. Seventy-two percent of parents surveyed said classroom instruction…

North Carolinians think recession is here

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By John Hood Raleigh, NC – North Carolinians are greatly concerned about our economy. According to the John Locke Foundation’s latest Civitas Poll, 77% of state voters believe we are currently in a recession. Most call inflation “a huge problem”…

Is it time to end government-run schools?

By P. Jason Phibbs Raleigh, NC – Two recent surveys, one by High Point University and another by the John Locke Foundation, show a significant portion of North Carolinians (43% and 66%, respectively) believe public education is on the wrong track. And while…

North Carolina needs more housing options

By John Hood Raleigh, NC – As post-COVID shifts in work arrangements and living preferences continue to motivate many Americans to relocate, North Carolina will continue to be a popular destination. Indeed, we can attract even more professionals, families, retirees,…