Test results regarding the performance and growth of North Carolina public schools were released yesterday. For the most part, the news was a mixed bag. And, to the dismay of many, there were few significant changes. While news outlets and blogs are providing plenty of commentary, I’d like to share a few general observations Grades. […]
For the past several years we’ve chronicled how UNC law professor Gene Nichol has used taxpayer-funded resources for political purposes and encouraged political activism (See here, here and here). It’s always encouraging when others join in. Yesterday Lady Liberty, wrote a blistering response to Nichol’s op-ed, NC Teachers being voluntarily exploited and points where she […]
Last week the College Board released ACT scores. The ACT is designed to measure how well high school graduates are prepared for college and careers. A review of the 2015 data suggests the Tar Heel state has a lot of work to do. While state-t0-state comparisons are always tricky, For sake of comparison, it should […]
Yesterday Education Next released results of the 2015 its annual national Poll on School Reform. Find the results here and Ed Next’s analysis, here.) The Ed Next Poll is a treasure trove of interesting data on a variety of topics including: what do people think of their schools; which subjects do parents want emphasized; school […]
Video from our July 15th event, School Choice: The Engine of a Growing Economy is now available. Access video and presentations here .