Terry Stoops

Director of the Center for Effective Education | John Locke Foundation

Posts by Terry Stoops (page 6)

  • NC DPI reports additional public school enrollment decreases

    The NC Department of Public Instruction released the preliminary second-month average daily membership (ADM) figures.  Overall, statewide public school ADM dropped by over 27,000 students in the second month of school. Guilford County Schools (+9,431). Wake County Schools (+1,284), and Cumberland County Schools (+1,136) added the largest number of students. …
    Terry Stoops, November 23, 2020
  • Teachers keeping it classy

    Terry Stoops, November 23, 2020
  • NCAE president agrees with racially inflammatory tweet

    Tamika Kelly is the president of the NC Association of Educators (NCAE).
    Terry Stoops, November 13, 2020
  • Stay classy, teachers.

    Terry Stoops, November 10, 2020
  • PED report on teacher diversity misses the mark

    The Program Evaluation Division (PED) of the NC General Assembly just published “Lack of a Dedicated State-Level Effort Challenges North Carolina’s Capacity to Increase Teacher Diversity,” a report detailing the state’s minimal progress in increasing the diversity of the teacher workforce. Surprisingly, the report does not differentiate between charter…
    Terry Stoops, November 10, 2020
  • Awesome teachers should know when to use a/an

    Posted on my favorite North Carolina educator Facebook page:…
    Terry Stoops, November 9, 2020
  • Days after election loss, Mangrum announces desire to sit on the State Board of Education

    On Tuesday, Democratic candidate Jen Mangrum lost her bid to become the new superintendent of public instruction. On Friday, Mangrum posted on a popular Facebook page to declare her desire to sit on the State Board of Education. Members of the board are selected by the governor and confirmed…
    Terry Stoops, November 6, 2020
  • School board election data summary

    Below are preliminary figures from school board elections across North Carolina.  Note that recounts and absentee ballots may change the outcome of some school board elections.   Summary 79 school districts 467 candidates   Partisan/Nonpartisan 171 partisan candidates 296 nonpartisan candidates   Party Affiliation 65 Democrats 1…
    Terry Stoops, November 6, 2020