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for Popular Government Vol. 60 Issue 1, Summer 1994
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North Carolina's fire mortality rate is fifty percent higher than the national rate. A recent study, reported by the authors, examined the fire safety practices in state households to assess fire preparation and prevention.
Catawba Valley High School was created to provide education for students who were thought to be at risk of school failure or incarceration. The school has proved to be a success, earning the Governor's Award for Excellence in Education.
At issue is the extent to which NC counties should be responsible for administering or financing public assistance and social service programs mandated by federal or state governments. Some counties are passing resolutions opposing such mandates.
The North Carolina General Assembly has written into law the proposition \"All children can learn,\" a position that places an obligation on the state to provide adequate and appropriate education for special and disabled children.
Clark examines the issue of increased imprisonment to determine its viability as a deterrent to violent crime.