Press Releases

PEFNC President Applauds Education Budget & Legal Ruling Regarding the Opportunity Scholarship Program

By: pefncadmin
Jul 31, 2014
RALEIGH – Below is a statement from Darrell Allison, president of Parents for Educational Freedom in North Carolina (PEFNC), regarding the release of the $21 billion state budget that includes a 7 percent teacher pay increase, boosts early career teacher pay, and provides $840,000 in additional funding for the Opportunity Scholarship Program. These funds ... 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

North Carolina Supreme Court Lifts Opportunity Scholarship Injunction

By: pefncadmin
May 14, 2014
Below is a statement from Darrell Allison, president of Parents for Educational Freedom in North Carolina (PEFNC), regarding the North Carolina Supreme Court’s decision to grant the parents’ request to stay the preliminary injunction issued by a Wake County Superior Court that suspended implementation of the Opportunity Scholarship program ... READ MORE

PEFNC President Responds to Court of Appeals Decision

By: pefncadmin
Apr 03, 2014
Court Rejects Parents Petition to Lift Injunction RALEIGH – Below is a statement from Darrell Allison, president of Parents for Educational Freedom in North Carolina (PEFNC), regarding the Court of Appeals decision to reject the parent’s appeal to grant a temporary stay of the preliminary injunction issued by a Wake ... READ MORE

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