July 10, 2014: State Board of Education

By: pefncadmin | ,
Jul 10, 2014
The North Carolina State Board of Education met briefly on Thursday morning to discuss several charter school renewals and legislative changes. The Board approved a one-year delay for Providence Charter High School located in Rockingham County. The nonprofit board that governs the operations of the school announced that they have ... READ MORE

More private school scholarships considered in NC

By: pefncadmin
Jun 23, 2014
Last week, parents from across the state gathered at the state legislature to rally in support of the Opportunity Scholarship Program. Parents met with several legislators from both the House and the Senate, including Senate President Phil Berger, and Speaker of the House Thom Tillis. Since the injunction on the ... READ MORE

Families urge General Assembly to lift the cap on opportunity!

By: pefncadmin
Jun 18, 2014
On June 17, 2014, parents, students, school leaders, and legislative leadership joined together at the NC legislative building urging the General Assembly to lift the cap on the Opportunity Scholarship. This would allow all students who qualified and applied for the program to receive a scholarship to attend a private school this ... READ MORE

Parents Call on Legislature to Lift Cap on Opportunity Scholarships

By: pefncadmin
Jun 17, 2014
Parents Ask General Assembly to Allow All Eligible Families to Participate in Opportunity Scholarship Program RALEIGH – More than 100 parents and children from across the state joined Parents for Educational Freedom in North Carolina (PEFNC) President Darrell Allison, House Speaker Thom Tillis, Senate President Phil Berger, and a bipartisan group of ... READ MORE