Press Releases

Applications being accepted for Opportunity Scholarships

By: pefncadmin
Feb 03, 2015
Raleigh, NC (Feb. 3, 2015) – Below is a statement from Parents for Educational Freedom in North Carolina President Darrell Allison regarding Opportunity Scholarship applications opening for the 2015-16 school year: “New and returning families should feel as optimistic as we do about the future of the Opportunity Scholarship Program for this upcoming ... READ MORE

Media Advisory: PEFNC Announces New Communications Director

By: pefncadmin
Jan 16, 2015
For Immediate Release January 16, 2015 RALEIGH – Parents for Educational Freedom in North Carolina (PEFNC) is pleased to announce Jennifer Friend as its new Communications Director. Jennifer brings more than 15 years of communication and media experience to PEFNC. Jennifer, who started her career as a newspaper reporter covering local government in South ... READ MORE

NC Supreme Court Allows Opportunity Scholarship Fall 2015 Applications to Move Forward

By: pefncadmin
Dec 12, 2014
RALEIGH – Today, the North Carolina Supreme Court granted a petition for writ of supersedeas to allow the North Carolina Education Assistance Authority (NCSEAA) to move forward with processing Opportunity Scholarship applications for the 2015-16 school year. The Supreme Court also granted the motion to expedite the appeals process, which could ... READ MORE

Parents and school leaders rally to keep Opportunity Scholarships

By: pefncadmin
Nov 17, 2014
CHARLOTTE – Over one hundred parents, educators and school leaders from six local counties will rally Thursday at the Embassy Suites Charlotte-Concord to highlight the early successes of the Opportunity Scholarship Program while thanking state lawmakers for their support and urging them to continue standing behind the program. The event will ... READ MORE

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