About: Terry Stoops
Recent Posts by Terry Stoops
Niche.com recently published their ranking of the best public high schools. Congratulations to the charter schools that made the list. Twelve of the top 100 schools were charters, including the top high school in North Carolina, Raleigh Charter High School. 1. Raleigh Charter High School 13. Franklin Academy 16. Pine Lake Preparatory School 19. LakeContinue Reading
January 26, 2015 · School Choice Rally Christian Family Academy | Jan 26, 2015 | 10:45 am–11:15 am | Conover, NC · National School Choice Week Charter Fair NC Public Charter Schools Association | Jan 26, 2015 | 6:00 pm–8:00 pm | Raleigh, NC · Americans for Prosperity Foundation – NC Showing of “Waiting forContinue Reading
Courtesy of Gallup Daily tracking. Remember that, under the current compensation system, even disengaged teachers receive pay increases.
It is a mistake that happens all of the time, even among John Locke Foundation staff – writing “John Locke” instead of “John Hood.” It is still fun to see it in print. Ok, let’s move on to more important matters, such as A-F school grades.
The incomparable Mike Antonucci of the Education Intelligence Agency details the finances of the N.C. Association of Educators (NCAE), the state chapter of the National Education Association (NEA).
This is a must read blog post by Kelly Pressley, also known as QC Supermom, whose child attended the now-shuttered Entrepreneur Charter High School in Charlotte. What a sad day in the Queen City. Just as families everywhere celebrate Martin Luther King Jr.’s holiday, my family is scratching our heads figuring out what to do withContinue Reading
North Carolina’s four-year (cohort) graduation rate has increased over the last few years. According to statistics published by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), all but a handful of states have raised their graduation rates between 2010 and 2013. Iowa has the highest graduation rate in the nation (90 percent), while D.C. has theContinue Reading
Claim: State support for operating public schools, often among the largest employers in rural counties, has decreased. Fact: According to the N.C. Department of Public Instruction, state support for operating public schools has increased every year that Republicans have been in the legislative majority.
Recent Comments by Terry Stoops
- November 20, 2014 on JLF promotes Swanson to president and CEO as 25th anniversary approaches
- June 18, 2013 on The Limits to Panic
- February 13, 2013 on Obama: More government preschool please
- January 29, 2013 on “Progressive” educational policy — from wasteful to authoritarian
- November 1, 2012 on Carney probes Romney’s support among upper middle class suburban voters