Mr. Bryan Goes to Washington

By: pefncadmin
Feb 08, 2016
Pictured above (L to R): Mr. Gerard Robinson, Education Policy Studies Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute; NC Rep. Rob  Bryan; Dr. Luis Huerta, associate professor of education and public policy at Teachers College, Columbia University; and Ms. Denisha Merriweather, a college student who received the Florida Tax Credit Scholarship. ... READ MORE

WRAL: ‘More fair’ report on NC charter schools released

By: pefncadmin
Jan 29, 2016
State education officials on Thursday released a revised report on North Carolina charter schools, three weeks after Lt. Gov. Dan Forest criticized the original report as "too negative." Darrell Allison, president of Parents for Educational Freedom in North Carolina, said that fact is simply a reflection of which families are ... READ MORE

Opportunity Scholarship Applications Accepted Now!

By: pefncadmin
Jan 25, 2016
Parents, it's that time again! The 2016-17 Opportunity Scholarship application is NOW OPEN. The priority application period runs Feb. 1-March 1. All eligible applicants who apply before March 1, 2016 will be entered into a lottery. 2016-17 recipients will be randomly selected from that pool of applications. **NEW applicants can check to see ... READ MORE

Parents, what are you thankful for?

By: pefncadmin
Nov 23, 2015
In this season of thanks, we want to let you know we’re thankful for you! Because of parents like you, there is so much to celebrate this year. None of this would have happened without your voices, your stories, and your involvement. The year may be coming to a ... READ MORE

Parent Advocates Recognized at PEFNC Anniversary Event

By: pefncadmin
Nov 17, 2015
On November 11th, the Duke Program In Education and the Duke University Cook Center on Social Equity jointly sponsored a conversation entitled “Equity or Excellence: (Missed) Opportunity? A Conversation About North Carolina’s School Voucher Program.” Darrell Allison spoke to the critical importance of parental school choice when it comes ... READ MORE