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    NC gives big "thumbs up" to Opportunity Scholarship Program

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

    North Carolinians continue to show strong support the Opportunity Scholarship program. The March Civitas Poll found 68 percent of respondents favor the program (24 percent oppose). See Education poll questions: March 2015 Release Crosstabs education. Support for the program is visible across geographical regions, party registration and race. The program received favorable ratings across all […]

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    Civitas Drops a "Bombshell"

    Posted in Civitas Review, Miscellaneous, Politicians & Politicking By Brian Balfour | Tagged ,

    That's the description the radical left-wing rag IndyWeek gave to the Civitas Institute's new project: Mapping the Left (MTL). MTL is an online resource connecting the dots and exposing the massive, well-funded army of left-wing advocacy groups clamoring for expanded government and an erosion of our freedoms. Click here to read the article introducing the MTL […]

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    Happy Holidays!

    Posted in Civitas Review, Miscellaneous By Brian Balfour | Tagged

    Civitas Review will be on a short break over the holidays. We will resume regular blogging on Monday, Jan. 5, 2015. Have a happy holiday season and safe New Year!

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    Stunned crowd hears NH prof tell why he helped to write Common Core Standards

    Posted in Education, Miscellaneous By Bob Luebke

    The reason why I helped write the standards and the reason why I am here today is that as a white male in society I am given a lot of privilege that I didn't earn. Those are the words of Professor  David Pook, a history professor at Granite State College in New Hampshire.  Pook was […]

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    Candidates and Common Core

    Posted in Miscellaneous By Bob Luebke | Tagged ,

    Do you want to know if a local candidate supports or opposes Common Core Standards? The Raleigh Chamber –  a strong proponent of Common Core Standards — has published  responses to candidate surveys on its web site.  Candidates who chose to reply are posted. It should be noted that not all candidates submitted replies. Although […]

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