Terry Stoops

Vice President for Research and Director of Education Studies

Posts by Terry Stoops (page 9)

  • NCAE adopts controversial “raised fist” image

    I’m not sure what to make of the raised fist image that the N.C. Association of Educators now uses on their social media pages.  It has an Antifa vibe.
    Terry Stoops, January 28, 2019
  • N.C. fares well on school choice purchasing power ranking

    EdChoice ranks private school choice programs based on their purchasing power, that is, a comparison of “each program’s most recent per-pupil spending to the state’s (or D.C.’s) average per-pupil spending in public schools.”  EdChoice researchers evaluated 63 programs, including three from North Carolina. Two of North Carolina’s programs –…
    Terry Stoops, January 24, 2019
  • Poll shows strong support for school choice in N.C.

    The Civitas Institute released a poll today that shows broad support for school choice among registered voters. How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement: Parents should have the ability to choose where their child attends school. Strongly Agree: 70% Somewhat Agree: 22%…
    Terry Stoops, January 23, 2019
  • Address bullying through school choice

    No student should have to endure three years – or even three minutes – of bullying at their school.  Thank goodness this family was able to find Cornerstone Christian Academy. Unfortunately, thousands of children do not have the resources to escape schools that subject them to psychological and physical harm. …
    Terry Stoops, January 22, 2019
  • NC charter law: 14th in the nation

    The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools released their annual ranking of the nation’s 44 charter school laws, and North Carolina reached no. 14 this year.
    Terry Stoops, January 22, 2019
  • N.C. earns a C+ on Chance-for-Success Index, ranks 30th in nation

    According to Education Week: The Education Week Research Center developed the Chance-for-Success Index to better understand the role that education plays in promoting positive outcomes across an individual’s lifetime. Based on an original state-by-state analysis, this index combines information from 13 indicators that span a person’s life from cradle…
    Terry Stoops, January 21, 2019
  • Anti-choice coordination at its best? (with 1/15 updates)

    Want proof that the Left is coordinating its messages?  Compare the article written by Winston-Salem/Forsyth County teacher Stu Egan with the letter to the editor written by Meredith College English professor Kelly Roberts. Stu Egan, “North Carolina’s Intentional Misuse of Charter Schools: They Are For Experimentation, Not Competition,” January 8,…
    Terry Stoops, January 14, 2019
  • The most influential education scholars in North Carolina

    Today, Rick Hess of the American Enterprise Institute released the 2019 RHSU Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings.  The rankings examine the influence of academics who write about education policy. Only two scholars from North Carolina made the cut: Duke University professors Helen Ladd (#54) and Charles Clotfelter (#75).  Nine scholars from my…
    Terry Stoops, January 9, 2019