Terry Stoops

Vice President for Research and Director of Education Studies

Posts by Terry Stoops (page 7)

  • Reminder of how teachers responded to Republican press conference on reopening schools

    When Gov. Cooper announces that students in grades K-5 can return to in-person classes, remember how teachers responded to Republicans who called on the governor to reopen schools:…
    Terry Stoops, September 17, 2020
  • EdChoice releases report: “Families’ Schooling Experiences in North Carolina”

    EdChoice just published a new report that examines North Carolina’s school choice programs by surveying K–12 parents in the state.  According to “Families’ Schooling Experiences in North Carolina,” Over 80 percent of Education Savings Account (ESA) parents and Opportunity Scholarship parents are satisfied with their respective school choice programs.
    Terry Stoops, September 17, 2020
  • Mitchell: NC education candidate wants to slash charter schools, an education lifeline

    Baker Mitchell, founder of The Roger Bacon Academy, pens a powerful defense of school choice in the face of attacks by Democratic candidate for superintendent of public instruction Jen Mangrum: More concerning than what she’s for is what she’s against. At the top of her list is the state’s …
    Terry Stoops, September 17, 2020
  • More mask madness from NC DHHS

    The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NC DHHS) has updated the guidance on face coverings in child care facilities: The updated guidance clarifies that school-age children five (5) years or older who are in kindergarten or above are required to wear face coverings when they are or may be within six…
    Terry Stoops, September 11, 2020
  • Whose money is it anyway?

    Apparently, it’s not taxpayer money.  It’s “their” money.
    Terry Stoops, September 10, 2020
  • EdChoice: NC top 10 state for school choice

    EdChoice released its rankings of states based on Educational Choice Share, the proportion of all K–12 students who are enrolled in an education savings account, school voucher, or tax-credit scholarship program.  On this measure (and excluding the District of Columbia), North Carolina ranked 12th in the nation with an…
    Terry Stoops, September 10, 2020
  • CER: NC charter law is ranked 13th in the nation and earns C

    The Center for Education Reform just released its annual charter law rankings. North Carolina was ranked 13th and earned a C.  It’s really a C+ given that the state barely missed out on a B. There is plenty of room for improvement, particularly in the equitable funding category.  North…
    Terry Stoops, September 10, 2020