Charter schools (page 4)

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    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
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    Demand For Charter Schools Booming In Wake County

    The News & Observer reports on the potential approval of five new public charter schools in Wake County. The five are among a dozen that could open next year if approved by the state Board of Education. Critics don’t like this, of course. They don’t like competition and they…
    Donna Martinez, May 3, 2019
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    Yes, charter schools were designed to foster competition

    Douglas Price, the 2019 North Carolina Burroughs Wellcome Fund Charter School Teacher of the Year, falls victim to groupthink in his latest EdNC article, Replacing the cap on charter schools forces charter schools to return to their original mission. Proponents of charters, like Terry Stoops of the…
    Terry Stoops, February 28, 2019
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    The growth of school choice in North Carolina

    Never gets old……
    Terry Stoops, February 27, 2019
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    Has Durham Public Schools learned anything from parents who opt out?

    Here is a passage from a recent op-ed published in the News & Observer, Families choosing to not enroll in Durham Public Schools give us the important message that they don’t think their needs will be met. We need to listen to them and learn from that feedback — but…
    Terry Stoops, February 7, 2019
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    Charter school membership by district

    The N.C. Department of Public Instruction released the latest charter school membership data.  DPI researchers calculated the average daily membership (ADM) of charter schools as a percentage of total public school enrollment.
    Terry Stoops, February 4, 2019
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    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
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    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