K-12 education (page 5)

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    About That New Culinary Manager in Charlotte-Meck Schools …

    Dr. Terry Stoops, John Locke Foundation vice president for research, discusses the impact of a new “manager of culinary development” on school lunch menus in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg public schools. Stoops offered these comments for an Aug. 30, 2017, report on WSOC-TV. Watch here.
    Donna Martinez, August 31, 2017
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    Check Out The Left’s Double Standard About Profit in Education

    Dr. Terry Stoops, John Locke Foundation vice president for research, discusses left-of-center criticism of private companies earning profits from public schools. Stoops offered these comments during an interview with Donna Martinez for Carolina Journal Radio. Watch here.
    Donna Martinez, August 28, 2017
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    District Enrollment Dips as Charters Surge

    JLF’s Terry Stoops looks at new data released by the Department of Public Instruction. Last week, the N.C. Department of Public Instruction published the final enrollment numbers for the 2016-17 school year.  Overall, there was a nearly 4,500-student or 0.3 percent year-to-year decrease in district enrollment (average daily membership). …
    Donna Martinez, August 23, 2017
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    Do Teachers Have Enough Money For Supplies?

    From Education NC: In the wake of Governor Roy Cooper’s announcement last week of a statewide supply drive for schools, the issue of classroom resources moved front and center. During his announcement, Cooper criticized Republican lawmakers for not including in their budget his proposal of a $150 stipend…
    Donna Martinez, August 16, 2017
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    What Does The Research Say About Reducing Class Size?

    Dr. Terry Stoops, John Locke Foundation vice president for research, discusses plans to reduce public school class sizes. Stoops offered these comments during the Aug. 13, 2017, edition of Spectrum News’ “In Focus with Loretta Boniti.” Watch it here.
    Donna Martinez, August 15, 2017
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    Johnson: Lawsuit needed to bring accountability to school governance

    Carolina Journal’s Kari Travis sat down with Mark Johnson, superintendent of public instruction. They discussed the relationship between the superintendent and the state board of education. Read the Q&A here.
    Donna Martinez, August 10, 2017
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    Time To Call NC the School Choice State?

    Dr. Terry Stoops says the amazing growth in school choice warrants a new tagline for North Carolina: the school choice state. Learn the incredible numbers here.
    Donna Martinez, August 7, 2017
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    Progressives Claim Charter Schools Make a Killing From Kids. But Is That Accurate?

    Dr. Terry Stoops began to wonder about the claim made by the Left that public charter school management companies are making money off of kids. So he decided to compare where money is spent by the traditional education bureaucracy. While the bulk of public school dollars will always be used for…
    Donna Martinez, August 4, 2017