Terry Stoops

Vice President for Research and Director of Education Studies

Posts by Terry Stoops (page 7)

  • Red4EdNC to hold event at Wake County public school

    Tomorrow, members of Red4EdNC will hold a Teacher Town Hall/Press Conference at Leesville Road High School.  Red4EdNC leader Angela Scioli teaches social studies at Leesville Road. According to the group’s FAQs: Our strategy provides a way to take effective action, quietly. Most of the essential phases…
    Terry Stoops, August 23, 2018
  • Will Republicans get credit for education school enrollment spike?

    The NC State College of Education released the following statement: The NC State College of Education will begin the 2018-19 academic year Wednesday, Aug. 22, with an expected 500 new undergraduate and graduate students — the college’s largest group of incoming students in over eight years. The new students…
    Terry Stoops, August 22, 2018
  • Go get that degree in Community, Liberation, and Ecopsychology!

    Pacifica Graduate Institute for the win!      …
    Terry Stoops, August 21, 2018
  • Why did Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Public Schools superintendent Larry Cartner resign?

    Last week, Larry Cartner resigned as superintendent of Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Public Schools (ECPPS). The resignation came two weeks before the district starts classes.  The ECPPS school board refuses to discuss the circumstances of his resignation because it is a personnel matter. Cartner became ECPPS superintendent in 2015 after working…
    Terry Stoops, August 21, 2018
  • Education Next poll: Support for school choice is growing, walkouts mattered

    The annual Education Next poll is good news for school choice advocates.  According to the AP, Forty-four percent of respondents in the poll conducted in May said they support the expansion of charter schools, compared to 39 percent in 2017. The gain of 5 percentage points, however, did not…
    Terry Stoops, August 21, 2018
  • District school teacher: Charters are for “affluent white folks”

    Raise your hand if you’ver heard this one before: charter schools in North Carolina promote racial segregation.  And no matter how many times it’s said, you can count on Washington Post’s resident school choice hater Valerie Strauss to give it space on her Answer Sheet blog. Last Friday, Strauss published…
    Terry Stoops, August 13, 2018
  • No, One Limited Study Does Not Prove School Vouchers Don’t Work

    You might be hearing a lot about the new study by Robert Pianta and Arya Ansari, “Does Attendance in Private Schools Predict Student Outcomes at Age 15? Evidence from a Longitudinal Study.”  Recently, opponents of private school choice have touted the study, claiming that it proves that vouchers…
    Terry Stoops, August 9, 2018
  • Shameless Durham City Council vote is a declaration of war on charter schools

    Voting “yes” on education revenue bonds for Excelsior Classical Academy would have cost the city no money.  But the Durham City Council voted 5-2 against the measure anyway. Those who opposed the measure explained that they voted to draw a line in the sand between charters and…
    Terry Stoops, August 8, 2018