Press Releases

Education on Forefront of NCGA Budget, Students and Families to Benefit

By: pefncadmin
May 29, 2018
“As a statewide education advocacy organization, PEFNC supports improved educational outcomes through programs and priorities that have a direct impact on students and families in our state. We salute lawmakers in the General Assembly for designing a budget that prioritizes education across the board and aligns with what schools, students, and families need to succeed,” said Brian Jodice, Interim President of PEFNC.

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

Historic Milestones for North Carolina’s Largest Scholarship Program

By: pefncadmin
Aug 09, 2017
More than 8,300 North Carolina families will benefit from an Opportunity Scholarship this fall, marking a milestone of full subscription for the first time in Program history. Parents for Educational Freedom in North Carolina released the following analysis of North Carolina’s largest state-sponsored scholarship program, based on the latest data ... READ MORE

PEFNC Applauds Lawmakers’ Continued Commitment to Funding Educational Choice

By: pefncadmin
Jun 28, 2017
Raleigh, NC -- Brian Jodice, Parents for Educational Freedom in North Carolina’s Vice President of Communications and Outreach, released this statement following the North Carolina General Assembly’s vote to override Governor Cooper’s budget veto: “As a statewide education advocacy organization, PEFNC applauds legislators for their ongoing commitment ... READ MORE

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