Vice President for Research and Director of Education Studies
Terry Stoops is the Vice President for Research and Director of Education Studies at the John Locke Foundation.
Before joining the Locke Foundation, he worked as the program assistant for the Child Welfare Education Programs at the University of Pittsburgh. After crossing the Mason-Dixon Line, he taught English at Spotsylvania High School and served as an adjunct instructor in professional communication at the University of Mary Washington. He was a research assistant in the Department of Leadership, Foundations, and Policy at the Curry School of Education, University of Virginia.
Stoops earned a bachelor’s degree in speech communication from Clarion University and a master’s degree in Administrative and Policy Studies from the University of Pittsburgh, School of Education. He received a Ph.D. in Social Foundations of Education from the University of Virginia, Curry School of Education.
From Wake County school board candidate Steve Bergstrom: A profanity-laced video encouraging the looting and violence in America as a means of protest, was shown to a Wake County 8th grade class at Moore Square Middle last week during a Civics class. In this YouTube video, an activist…
A Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools elementary teacher faces the prospect of returning to in-person instruction. What was her response? She pitches the idea of a “work stoppage” (aka a strike) if her district votes to allow youngsters to return.
This guy is correct. Although we don’t have current membership numbers for the NCAE, the most recent report available indicates that the organization represents between 15 and 25 percent of North Carolina teachers.
According to the good folks at the Civitas Institute, most likely voters favor the Opportunity Scholarship Program, and a majority of respondents would be less likely to vote for a candidate that would end the program. Democrats such as Gov. Roy Cooper, superintendent of public instruction candidate Jen Mangrum,…
Here are a few screenshots from Wednesday’s meeting of the North Carolina Association of Educators (NCAE). Notice that none of the NCAE’s activities has anything to do with actually educating children.
Today, WalletHub published its 2020 Best & Worst States for Teachers ranking. North Carolina ranked 16th overall and third in the Southeast behind Virginia (7th) and Maryland (8th). In 2014, North Carolina ranked dead last. Last year, the state ranked 28th in the nation.