Terry Stoops

Vice President for Research and Director of Education Studies

Posts by Terry Stoops (page 7)

  • Schools unsure of cause of racial achievement gap

    In “Schools defend work to close racial achievement gap, unsure of cause,” Carolina Public Press reporter Imari Scarbrough examines the wide achievement gaps between students who attend public schools in Asheville.  She writes, As Asheville City Schools wrestle with one of the largest racial…
    Terry Stoops, May 13, 2019
  • WRAL’s deceptive headline

    No one who read the headline below would know that the story primarily is about two virtual charter schools and a handful of annual charter renewal candidates, rather than charter schools generally.
    Terry Stoops, May 9, 2019
  • Some publication that I don’t read: NC 4th best state for business

    Chief Executive magazine says that North Carolina the 4th best state for business in 2019, one spot lower than last year.  Texas, Florida, and Tennessee are the top three states.  Illinois, New York, and California are the bottom three.
    Terry Stoops, May 8, 2019
  • Teacher: Where is my free Chick-fil-a sandwich?

    This post is referring to Teacher Appreciation Day giveaways.           It looks like N.C. Teachers United is tackling big issues these days.
    Terry Stoops, May 8, 2019
  • Where did the clenched fist go?

    Interestingly, the N.C. Association of Educators ditched the clenched fist logo for their Teacher Appreciation Day post (although they still feature it in their profile picture).
    Terry Stoops, May 7, 2019
  • Local liberal group ignores data sources

    In his recent op-ed for N.C. Policy Watch, Kris Nordstrom takes issue with the estimated cost of the teacher walkout demands publicized by the John Locke Foundation last week. Nordstrom ignores the fact that all estimated costs for the NCAE’s list of “demands” came from analyses produced the Fiscal Research…
    Terry Stoops, May 7, 2019
  • List of Best High Schools in North Carolina Includes 4 Charters

    According to U.S. News and World Report, four of the top 10 high schools in North Carolina are charter schools.  Interestingly, only one Wake County school, Wake NCSU STEM Early College High School, was in the top 20. Top Ranked North Carolina Schools The Early College at Guilford…
    Terry Stoops, May 6, 2019
  • Thank you, Real Clear Education!

    My article, “Teacher Walkout Ignores NC’s Crisis of Student Achievement,” received top billing on Real Clear Education today.  …
    Terry Stoops, May 1, 2019