Terry Stoops

Vice President for Research and Director of Education Studies

Posts by Terry Stoops (page 180)

  • Magnet programs for smart kids: Not impressive

    Are you thinking of sending your little gifted and talented youngster to a magnet school program for high achievers? Sa Bui, Scott Imberman, and Steven Craig’s Education Next study will encourage you to revisit the idea.  The University of Houston researchers conducted two studies (using different methodologies) of gifted…
    Terry Stoops, October 19, 2011
  • Andre the Giant

    WRAL’s Tar Heel Traveler visits the wrestler’s farm in Ellerbee in Richmond County. He was a world famous wrestler. We was also the world’s greatest drunk.
    Terry Stoops, October 18, 2011
  • Study: Boys with dads less likely to cause trouble

    In “Fathers and Youth’s Delinquent Behavior” (NBER Working Paper No. 17507, October 2011), Deborah A. Cobb-Clark of the University of Melbourne and Erdal Tekin of Georgia State University conclude, Using data from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health, we find thatadolescent boys engage in more delinquent behavior if…
    Terry Stoops, October 18, 2011
  • Student assignment and parental engagement

    Wow, the News & Observer is leading the charge to postpone today’s Wake County Board of Education vote on a new student assignment plan. W. Swain Wood: School Plan: Not so fast WakeEd Blog: NAACP calls on Wake school board to postpone student assignment vote Barry Saunders:…
    Terry Stoops, October 18, 2011
  • Gene Nichol: N&O columnist

    Today, the News & Observer published another op-ed written by Gene Nichol, a professor of law at UNC-Chapel Hill and director of the university’s Center on Poverty, Work & Opportunity. Over the last year, the N&O published eleven (11) of his op-eds on a variety of topics (see The Nichol…
    Terry Stoops, October 13, 2011
  • Digital Learning Day: February 1, 2012

    Mark your calendars! Digital Learning Day will be celebrated on February 1, 2012. Former governor of West Virginia, Bob Wise, has the details:…
    Terry Stoops, October 13, 2011
  • Roadmap for Reform: Digital Learning report released

    Today, the Foundation for Excellence in Education released Roadmap for Reform: Digital Learning, a comprehensive guide to support governors, state education chiefs, state lawmakers and policymakers transform education for the digital age.  The report provides the nuts-and-bolts policies to transition to a student-centered education that prepares students with the…
    Terry Stoops, October 13, 2011