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Regional tour provides information about new special needs scholarships

By: pefncadmin
Nov 22, 2017
Raleigh, NC – Families, school leaders, special needs advocates, and state officials gathered recently for a trio of public information sessions across North Carolina regarding the new state-sponsored Education Savings Accounts (ESA). ESAs are designed to provide $9,000 in state funds to offset educational expenses for families of students with special needs. ... READ MORE

An Exceptional Education for Exceptional Wilmington Kids

By: pefncadmin
Nov 10, 2017
Parents and school leaders from the Wilmington area got a first-hand look at details on North Carolina’s newly established Special Needs Education Savings Accounts. This spring, the state legislature created the ESA’s, to provide $9,000 for educational expenses for students with special needs. The Special Needs ESA will provide ... READ MORE

NC Schools Around Me Gives Parents Information on Local Schools

By: pefncadmin
Nov 08, 2017
NC Schools Around Me (NCSAM) is an innovative digital tool that gives parents personalized information about schools closest to them, directly on their smartphone or tablet, to help them make informed decisions about where to find educational options for their children. NCSAM recently underwent some exciting and important upgrades. Public ... READ MORE

PEFNC’s Brian Jodice Hosts Story of the Day

By: pefncadmin
Oct 04, 2017
PEFNC's Vice President of Communications and Outreach, Brian Jodice, recently hosted the ChoiceMedia.TV story of the day. Check it out: @SchoolChoiceNC's @BrianJodice discusses 'El Paso’s #CharterSchool Boom' for the #StoryOfTheDay. A post shared by Choice Media (@choicemediatv) on Sep 25, 2017 at 1:15pm PDT ... READ MORE

Take Note: Next Generation of Parents Like Choice in Education

By: pefncadmin
Sep 14, 2017
  I was reading an article recently from USA Today – Survey: Millennials Hold Complex Views on Education – and as a proud parent to a new Kindergartener in Wake County Public Schools, I’m not surprised by what I read. While I might be just outside the millennial purview (just a ... READ MORE