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Darrell Allison Applauds State Budget’s Historic School Choice Expansion

By: pefncadmin
Jun 20, 2017
  Raleigh, NC -- Darrell Allison, president of Parents for Educational Freedom in North Carolina (PEFNC), released the following statement regarding the finalized budget of the 2017 Legislative Session: “As a statewide education advocacy organization, PEFNC supports state spending priorities that target better educational outcomes for all North Carolina children. We ... READ MORE

New Partnership Will Mean More Schools and More Choices for NC Kids

By: pefncadmin
May 18, 2017
Today, we announced a new partnership with the Carolina Small Business Development Fund (CSBDF.) CSBDF is planning to make up to $5 million dollars in capital available to fuel rural public charter and private school growth, as well as additional community facilities projects. For schools seeking capital to establish or grow, ... READ MORE

New Accountability Efforts For North Carolina Students

By: pefncadmin
May 08, 2017
PEFNC is joining with North Carolina lawmakers in support of revolutionary new assessments to help compare students receiving Opportunity Scholarships with their public school peers. PEFNC President Darrell Allison says holding private schools and public charter schools accountable make the quality of the Opportunity Scholarship Program better. “This evaluation will ... READ MORE

Historic Opportunity Scholarship Program Evaluation Aims to Deliver Accountability

By: pefncadmin
May 08, 2017
Raleigh, NC (May 8, 2017) -- Parents for Educational Freedom in North Carolina (PEFNC) announces its support of a first-of-its-kind independent evaluation comparing the test performance of North Carolina Opportunity Scholarship recipients with their peers in public schools. A research team from North Carolina State University (NC State) is conducting the evaluation, ... READ MORE

North Carolina General Assembly Elects Darrell Allison to UNC Board of Governors

By: pefncadmin
Mar 16, 2017
Raleigh, NC (March 16, 2017) – Darrell Allison, Founding President of Parents for Educational Freedom in North Carolina (PEFNC), announces his election to the University of North Carolina Board of Governors. Allison is elected to the UNC Board of Governors by the North Carolina General Assembly by way of Senate Resolution 263 (Unanimous vote ... READ MORE