Tag Archives: Dr. Terry Stoops

Common Core Is A One-Size-Fits-All Coffin For Education

A recent study by the Pioneer Institute confirms what most parents and educators already knew: Common Core is the leading killer of education achievement and innovation we’ve seen in decades. Continue reading

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#AmplifyChoice: The Case For Charter Schools

At the recent Amplify Choice event held in Denver, Colorado, participants heard from advocates and elected officials in the state on the issue of charter schools.

Amplify Choice Kick off SmallIn 1993, Colorado adopted a charter school law. Since it’s inception, Colorado has seen a healthy number of charter schools formed.

See how Colorado’s charters are performing, how they are funded, underfunded and how that relates to the current North Carolina Charter School climate. Continue reading

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Cleveland County Charter Schools Score Big Win In NC Court

Charter schools in Cleveland county scored a big win in court this week as a judge ruled the district needed to turn over funding of $55,000.

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#AmplifyChoice: Dr. Terry Stoops On NC Charter Schools

Last week I attended a school choice conference in Washington, D.C. called Amplify Choice. That conference focused mainly on Charter schools. Earlier this week, I took a look at the similarities and differences in two D.C. schools; Archbishop Carroll High and Achievement Prep Charter.

Today, I’ll be covering some more from the Amplify Choice event as it relates to North Carolina, including an interview with Dr. Terry Stoops, Director of Education Studies at the John Locke Foundation.

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