Legislative Leaders Will Fight for Opportunity Scholarships

By: pefncadmin
Apr 16, 2014
The Opportunity Scholarship act is a program intended to assist low income families by providing educational options that best fit their child’s needs. In February, a preliminary hearing was held in the wake county court house and deliberation too place for several hours. Ultimately, Judge Hobgood moved to grant ... READ MORE

2014 School Choice Yearbook Released

By: pefncadmin
Apr 11, 2014
The Alliance for School Choice is a nonprofit organization that specializes in promoting school choice programs throughout the country. The Alliance for School choice supports the creation and expansion of private school scholarships, corporate tax credits, and other school choice programs that provide alternate education methods for students. The organization ... READ MORE

April 8, 2014: NC Charter Advisory Board

By: pefncadmin | ,
Apr 09, 2014
The Advisory Board subcommittees reviewed 6 charter school applications and voted to move 3 to the interview stage of the application process. There were 11 schools that were interviewed and 4 schools were voted to advance to “ready to open status.”  The “ready to open status” is the new term being used for preliminary ... READ MORE

April 2, 2014: State Board of Education

By: pefncadmin
Apr 07, 2014
The State Board of Education held their monthly meeting at UNC Pembroke Wednesday, April 2.  Members were presented with a request to grant enrollment waivers to two North Carolina charter schools whose enrollments did not reach the required number of 65 students. Douglass Academy, the first of the two schools asking for ... READ MORE