Terry Stoops

Director of the Center for Effective Education | John Locke Foundation

Posts by Terry Stoops (page 7)

  • Teacher objects to white woman disagreeing with Black man

    James Ford and Amy White are members of the State Board of Education. The core function of serving on the board is deliberation.  And members occasionally disagree about policies and information presented to them.  There is no evidence that racism lies at the core of disagreements between board members of…
    Terry Stoops, November 5, 2020
  • Jen Mangrum echo chamber cannot understand why Jen Mangrum lost

    One educator responded to Democratic superintendent of public instruction candidate Jen Mangrum’s loss by proposing to start a private school.
    Terry Stoops, November 4, 2020
  • Election Day 1920

    One hundred years and one day ago, North Carolinians went to the polls to choose the Ohioan that would become the next president of the United States.  There was no incumbent that year, as President Woodrow Wilson had served two terms, and Democrats were not keen on nominating Wilson for…
    Terry Stoops, November 3, 2020
  • How much did your public charter/regional/lab school spend per student in 2019-20?

    According to data released by the NC Department of Public Instruction today, the average per-pupil expenditures (PPE) for each public charter, regional, and laboratory school in 2019-20 were as follows: Year CS Charter School Name Total PPE Total Rank 2020 13C A.C.E. ACADEMY  $  9,648.46 105 2020 26B ALPHA ACADEMY…
    Terry Stoops, November 2, 2020
  • How much did your school district spend per student in 2019-20?

    According to data released by the NC Department of Public Instruction today, the average per-pupil expenditures (PPE) for each district in 2019-20 were as follows: Year LEA LEA Name Total PPE Rank PPE Per Pupil Capital Outlay (5 Yr Avg) Rank Capital Outlay 2020 10 Alamance-Burlington Schools $9,485 99 $251.64…
    Terry Stoops, November 2, 2020
  • Average state per-pupil expenditure was $9,951 last year

    According to data released by the NC Department of Public Instruction, North Carolina public school spent an average of $9,951 per student last year, a 0.8% or $85.59 increase compared to the year before.  State per-student spending increased by 2.4%, but local spending dropped by 3.7%. Here are the…
    Terry Stoops, November 2, 2020
  • Teacher complains about taxes withheld from bonus

    Ok, she claims that she’s not “complaining” but “speaking on real life happenings.” It’s amusing that teachers are “speaking on real life happenings” about the taxes withheld from their bonus.  Republican lawmakers have done everything in their power to reduce educators’ tax burden, much to the dismay of Democrats, the…
    Terry Stoops, November 2, 2020
  • NCAE compares Sen. Berger to monster from Frankenstein, Jason Voorhees, Godzilla

    I don’t consider Godzilla to be in the horror movie genre.
    Terry Stoops, November 2, 2020