Terry Stoops

Director of the Center for Effective Education | John Locke Foundation

Posts by Terry Stoops (page 9)

  • Additional information on teacher attrition rates

    A friend of the John Locke Foundation asked for additional context related to declining teacher attrition rates.  Here it is!   2015-16 Attrition rate: 9.04% Teachers employed: 95,549 Salary (benefits): $47,941 ($15,647) Retirements with full benefits: 19.8% of total attrition Dismissals: 0.2% of total attrition   2016-17 Attrition rate:…
    Terry Stoops, December 4, 2020
  • State health officials outline COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan

    At today’s State Board of Education meeting, Deputy Secretary of the NC Department of Health and Human Services Susan Gale-Perry, Dr. Betsey Tilson, and Dr. Aditi Mallick will describe the prioritization of the COVID-19 vaccine distribution. A summary of their plan is below (click to enlarge):…
    Terry Stoops, December 3, 2020
  • State Board of Education to discuss $514 million budget expansion proposal

    Wowza!  The NC State Board of Education has outlined a proposal that would add $514 million in state spending on K-12 education.  State Board members have yet to approve the proposal, which will form the basis of their request to the General Assembly next year. The largest line item is…
    Terry Stoops, December 1, 2020
  • Draft report: Teacher attrition slightly lower in 2020

    From the Annual Report on The State of the Teaching Profession draft report: The calculations show that out of the 94,410 teachers employed during the 2019-2020 school year, 7,111 teachers were reported as attrition (i.e., no longer working in a North Carolina public school in the 2019-20 school year),…
    Terry Stoops, November 30, 2020
  • Snoops and Stoops

    Terry Stoops, November 30, 2020
  • 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