Press Releases

State parental school choice leader to attend Greenville education reform discussion

By: pefncadmin
Feb 24, 2011
Visit comes on heels of state lawmakers voting to eliminate charter school cap RALEIGH (February 24, 2011) – Darrell Allison, president of Parents for Educational Freedom in North Carolina (PEFNC), will discuss the state of North Carolina’s public education system and current education reform efforts during a panel discussion at East Carolina ... READ MORE

One step closer to increased parental school choice

By: pefncadmin
Feb 24, 2011
PEFNC applauds N.C. Senate for passing measure lifting charter school cap   RALEIGH (February 24, 2011) – Thousands of parents are now closer to exercising more educational choice for their children thanks to the passage of a bill eliminating the state’s charter school cap. Senate Bill 8, which passed 32-17 this morning ... READ MORE

Education tax credit bill filed today

By: pefncadmin
Feb 03, 2011
PEFNC supports measure expanding educational choice for those who need it most RALEIGH (February 3, 2011) – A bill filed today in the North Carolina General Assembly would allow families to receive a tax credit for sending their children to private school. House Bill 41, “Tax Fairness in Education,” would give families a tax ... READ MORE

Embracing change

By: pefncadmin
Feb 02, 2011
PEFNC supports legislation eliminating state charter school cap   RALEIGH (February 2, 2011) – Lifting North Carolina’s charter school cap will help more than 20,000 families waiting for a charter school opening and allow charters to be created in 53 counties that currently do not have one, Darrell Allison, President of Parents for Educational ... READ MORE

Whatever it takes

By: pefncadmin
Jan 25, 2011
More than 700 people attend forum supporting school choice   RALEIGH (January 25, 2011) – Children in other countries are outpacing even the smartest American students, which is why it is imperative that a diverse education delivery system allows parents to choose the best school option for their children, said Howard L. Fuller, co-founder ... READ MORE

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