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    Most Popular Posts in November

    Posted in Civitas Review, Miscellaneous By Brian Balfour | Tagged , , , ,

    The most viewed stories on the Civitas Institute's website for the month of November were: Thank You, Governor McCrory  – this page thanked the governor for his request to the federal government that they cease sending Syrian   refugees to North Carolina Will NC Students Have to Share Bathrooms, Locker Rooms with the Other Sex?  […]

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    Remembering NC Veterans

    Posted in Civitas Review, Miscellaneous By Jim Tynen | Tagged , , , ,

    We at Civitas salute our veterans and active duty personnel on Veterans Day. We deeply appreciate the work they do and the risks they take to defend us and sustain freedom across the world. The state’s military roots of course run deep, with patriots from the Tar Heel State fighting for freedom in the Revolutionary […]

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    Parents’ right to control child’s education

    Posted in Civitas Review, Miscellaneous By demidowdy

    By Robert Luebke Consider these real-life scenarios: An Arizona family is told their 6-year-old son, Ryan, has symptoms on the autism spectrum. Doctors say he will need 20-40 hours per week of individual therapies. Ryan’s parents can’t afford that. What can they do? In Nevada, Katie, a sixth-grader, is struggling to fit in at her […]

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    Town Hall Discussion on ESAs in Charlotte

    Posted in Civitas Review, Miscellaneous By Bob Luebke | Tagged ,

    Education Savings Accounts (ESAs) have been much in the news lately. So what exactly are ESAs?  They are revolutionary new way to empower parents to take control over their child’s education. By allowing parents to tailor the education process according to the specific needs of the child, ESAs prove an attractive education option not only […]

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    Can we learn something from American manufacturing?

    Posted in Civitas Review, Education, Miscellaneous By Bob Luebke | Tagged , , ,

    I bet you didn't know that last Friday, October 2nd was Manufacturing Day.  This graph by AEI's Mark Perry tells us why American manufacturing is the envy of the world.    It didn't take long for folks to make the comparison with K-12 public education.  See Matt Ladner's post here.  We could add a whole […]

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