Terry Stoops

Vice President for Research and Director of Education Studies

Posts by Terry Stoops (page 5)

  • Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools enrollment down 4.6%

    Ann Doss Helms of WFAE has the details: In a sign of Charlotte’s growing diversity and the upheaval created by the coronavirus pandemic, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools has more Hispanic than white students for the first time. A new diversity report shows CMS is now 36.7% Black, 27.2%…
    Terry Stoops, October 14, 2020
  • NC districts, charter school join “grassroots initiative to advance racial and socioeconomic integration and equity”

    The Century Foundation, a progressive DC-based think tank, announced that 27 school districts, 17 charter schools, and 12 housing organizations joined the Bridges Collaborative. North Carolina participants include, Central Park School for Children Charlotte Mecklenburg Public Schools Wake County Public Schools Winston-Salem/Forsyth County School District Inlivian (Charlotte Housing…
    Terry Stoops, October 8, 2020
  • Reason Foundation and Civitas Institute publish ESA study

    Dr. Corey DeAngelis, Director of School Choice, Reason Foundation, and the Civitas Institute just published a new study of North Carolina’s Education Savings Account (ESA) Program.  In “Funding Students Instead of Systems The Economic Impacts of Statewide Education Savings Accounts in North Carolina,” DeAngelis concludes, Applying cautious estimates from…
    Terry Stoops, October 8, 2020
  • “Teachers are dying…Join NCAE!”

    Look for the NC Association of Educators (NCAE) to begin politicizing teacher deaths, particularly the truly unfortunate passing of Stanley County educator Julie Davis. Will NCAE leadership have the courage to criticize Gov. Cooper for allowing schools to open or will they continue to insist that the General Assembly…
    Terry Stoops, October 6, 2020
  • National Review highlights poll of school choice in NC and other swing states

    National Review staff writer Alexandra Desanctis writes, The poll was conducted by Rasmussen Reports between late August and early September, surveying about 5,000 likely voters in five key swing states: Pennsylvania, Ohio, Wisconsin, Michigan, and North Carolina. The survey found that between two-thirds and three-quarters of those voters support…
    Terry Stoops, October 2, 2020
  • Worst presidential debate ever?

    Was the Trump/Biden debate worse than the 2008 Nashville Town Hall?  Discuss. From the Miami Herald (Oct 9, 2008):…
    Terry Stoops, September 30, 2020
  • Lottery winnings save business that Gov. Cooper destroyed

    WRAL has the story (along with some spin), Six months after the coronavirus pandemic shuttered his Fayetteville hair salon, Jeffrey Yi said a lottery jackpot will help him reopen it. Yi won nearly $1.25 million in last Thursday’s Cash 5 drawing. After required federal and state tax withholdings, he…
    Terry Stoops, September 30, 2020
  • NCAE: “Our students don’t need us to pretend that things are normal. Our students need to see us fight.”

    I’m pretty sure left-wing politicking is the last thing that children need right now.  They need to be back in school.
    Terry Stoops, September 28, 2020