• Press Release

    More disruption could help rural N.C. schools

    posted August 15, 2010
    Click here to view and here to listen to Dr. Terry Stoops discussing this Spotlight report. RALEIGH — Instant messages, loud music, and spitballs have no place in…
  • Research Report

    Good Classroom ‘Disruption’: Use the Internet to expand educational options in rural school districts

    posted August 15, 2010 by Dr. Terry Stoops
    North Carolina has the infrastructure to expand online course offerings significantly. Districts that enroll few students in online courses generally have a higher per-pupil expenditure than those that enroll a higher number of virtual school students.This report offers several recommendations, including introduce virtual charter schools; expanding online course offerings from private and for-profit companies, community colleges, and universities; and developing off-site high school campuses.
  • Press Release

    “Name That Boondoggle” Contest Begins

    posted August 31, 2005
    CHARLOTTE – Taxes, schools, crime, traffic congestion – these are just some the issues at the forefront of public debate in Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, and many surrounding communities. They will…

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