About: Terry Stoops

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More college graduates or more entrepreneurs?

On Monday, President Obama remarked, “The best economic policy is one that produces more college graduates.”  Ira Stoll disagrees, It seems to me that president is wrong, and that the best economic policy is not one that “produces more college graduates,” but one that produces more entrepreneurs. If producing a high proportion of college graduatesContinue Reading

Why Every Kid in America Doesn’t Need to Be Educated

In an amusing satire, political humorist Frank Fleming asks, “Do we really want all of us to be a bunch of educated people who never do anything useful — like the Obama administration but for the whole country?”  Here is a sample: Is there a benefit to educating everybody regardless of actual need? We keepContinue Reading

CMS Middle and High School Costs Higher than Average

Most parents are willing to pay the bills for new public school buildings if they’re getting their money’s worth. But few Charlotte-Mecklenburg parents have any idea if the school system is building schools as efficiently as possible. Thanks to Wake County taxpayers, parents here now have a new tool to help them get the biggestContinue Reading

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