Terry Stoops

Vice President for Research and Director of Education Studies

Posts by Terry Stoops (page 154)

  • NC residential schools: Low graduation rates

    Summary of Graduation Data, 1999-2009 390 students have graduated and/or aged out of the schools in the past 10 years. 55% of the students who left the schools in the past 10 years did not earn academically based exit documents. Only 45% of students exited would have…
    Terry Stoops, September 29, 2011
  • NC residential schools: Low enrollment, skyrocketing costs

    2004-2005 2005-2006 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 Western NC School for the Deaf Total Expenditures $7,713,463 $8,456,185 $9,149,773 $9,173,560 $8,812,664 # of Students 134 131 125 108 103 Cost Per Student $57,563 $64,551 $73,198 $90,768 $91,094 Eastern NC School for the Deaf Total Expenditures $8,902,865 $9,167,012 $10,287,424 $8,746,105…
    Terry Stoops, September 29, 2011
  • NC residential schools: Student performance

    State and DHHS Percent Proficient 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 State DHHS State DHHS State DHHS State DHHS Reading Grades 3-8 Composite Multiple Choice All Students 86.7% 11.3% 87.4% 7.1% 56.8% <5% 68.7% <5% HI 62.2% 10.0% 65.3% <5% 26.3% 38.7% <5% VI 80.8% 40.0% 78.2% Too Small 47.5% 61.7% 25.0% NCEXTEND2 All Students 19.2% <5% 22.5% 5.7% 21.3% 8.8% 36.6% <5% HI 11.5% <5% 13.0% <5% 10.6% 21.2% <5% VI 19.0% N/A 36.8% N/A 27.3% 40.0% 40.0% Portfolio (0506) NCEXTEND1 (0607-0809) All Students 81.1% 92.3% 82.3% 85.2% 55.1% 42.9% 66.3% 43.5% HI 81.3% 85.7% 82.1% 83.3% 70.8% 84.0% <5% VI 81.8% N/A 75.0% N/A 42.9% 46.7% 40.0% NCCLAS All Students 28.2% N/A 36.9% N/A 23.5% N/A 44.6% N/A HI N/A N/A N/A N/A 37.5% N/A N/A VI 51.7% N/A 83.3% N/A 80.0% 50.0% N/A All Assessments All Students 84.9% 26.7% 85.5% 25.2% 55.6% 14.5% 67.6% 13.4% HI 50.8% 14.7% 52.9% 8.3% 23.8% 35.2% 9.4% VI 71.1% 38.5% 72.9% 44.4% 45.6% 57.9% 35.7% Math Grades 3-8 Composite Multiple Choice All Students 64.2% <5% 67.2% <5% 71.0% <5% 80.9% 11.4% HI 34.1% <5% 40.5% <5% 49.2% 59.8% 9.5% VI 50.0% 20.0% 50.6% Too Small 59.6% 71.3% 16.7% NCEXTEND2 All Students 25.0% <5% 32.5% <5% 38.1% 13.3% 53.4% 20.0% HI 27.3% <5% 29.3% 5.6% 37.0% 50.2% 18.5% VI 20.9% <5% 22.9% Too Small 36.1% 43.6% 25.0% Portfolio (0506) NCEXTEND1 (0607-0809) All Students 81.1% 88.5% 78.3% 74.1% 53.8% 53.6% 69.0% 65.2% HI 75.0% 85.7% 79.0% 83.3% 83.3% 88.0% 80.0% VI 72.7% N/A 87.5% N/A 28.6% 73.3% 60.0% State DHHS State DHHS State DHHS State DHHS   NCCLAS (0506-0809) All Students 38.8% N/A 46.8% N/A 56.1% N/A 64.3% N/A HI N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A VI N/A N/A 60.0% N/A 71.4% 60.0% N/A All Assessments All Students 63.4% 21.0% 66.4% 18.5% 69.9% 17.1% 80.0% 27.6% HI 33.6% 8.8% 39.0% 8.3% 47.4% 58.3% 20.8% VI 46.5% 21.4% 48.5% <5% 56.0% 67.8% 33.3%
    Terry Stoops, September 28, 2011
  • Lite Up Charlotte 2011

    On Saturday, head to Ballantyne Village in Charlotte for the second annual Lite Up Charlotte 2011 and celebrate one of man’s greatest inventions – cigars.  You’ll also support a good cause! The 2011 event will benefit the Beds for Kids Charlotte Furniture Bank.   The mission of Beds…
    Terry Stoops, September 28, 2011
  • Global Report Card: Top performing NC districts/ schools

    Description: The Global Report Card (GRC) was developed to compare academic achievement in math and reading between 2004 and 2007 for U.S. school districts to the average achievement in a set of 25 countries with developed economies. Math 5. Magellan Charter (Wake County) 37. Metrolina Regional (Mecklenburg County) 56.
    Terry Stoops, September 27, 2011
  • Vedder: Who Should Educate the Educators?

    Richard Vedder’s take on schools of education is nothing new, but it is still an enjoyable read. From The Chronicle of Higher Education website, The bottom line: I have long favored defunding schools of education, disallowing state subsidies to universities for courses taken in them, and even making it…
    Terry Stoops, September 27, 2011
  • Does Cynthia Matson have the power to levy federal taxes?

    Cynthia Matson is a candidate for the District 5 seat on the Wake County Board of Education.  Matt Goodall of Mordecai confronts Ms. Matson is a letter published by the News & Observer. At the District 5 school board candidate forum, Cynthia Matson declared that schools in less…
    Terry Stoops, September 23, 2011
  • Obama whips out the waiver wand

    Does your state want to be exempted from undesirable accountability requirements imposed by the No Child Left Behind law?  President Obama’s got you covered (as long as you play by his rules).  According to the Washington Post, Senior administration officials said waivers will be awarded to states that adopt…
    Terry Stoops, September 23, 2011