WestEd

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    Teacher tries to be critical of my take on Leandro and the WestEd report, fails

    Funny how this person doesn’t say a word about the many articles I’ve written about the case and the WestEd report.  I would say that is the very definition of “staged ignorance.”…
    Terry Stoops, June 23, 2020
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    What’s Missing From The WestEd Report

    The education lawsuit Leandro v. State has been dragging on for 25 years now. The case was originally filed in 1994, and the Supreme Court ruled on it back in 1997. But the parties to the dispute are still entrapped in what feels like a never-ending lawsuit. The latest development…
    Brenee Goforth, February 13, 2020
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    Superintendent candidates critical of governance

    Both Republican and Democratic candidates for superintendent of public instruction agree that North Carolina’s system of education governance does not serve the best interest of students. As I wrote last week, why would the state embark on a massive expansion of its public school apparatus…
    Terry Stoops, February 12, 2020
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    State Board and State Superintendent at it again

    The Charlotte Observer has the details: The State Board of Education is trying to put new rules on Superintendent Mark Johnson following his controversial decision to award an emergency contract of more than $900,000 to use a testing program. State board members have questioned Johnson’s decision last…
    Terry Stoops, February 6, 2020