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We’re hiring: Communications Manager

By: pefncadmin
Nov 30, 2017
JOB TITLE: Communications Manager REPORTS TO: Vice President OVERVIEW: Parents for Educational Freedom in North Carolina is a statewide organization that supports expanding educational options through parental school choice. It is the expectation of PEFNC that all employees have a passion for the organization, our mission, and a desire to ... READ MORE

Private School Choice Makes the Ultimate Grade

By: pefncadmin
Oct 24, 2017
Private school choice is making the ultimate grade, improving students’ long-term outcomes by priming the college pipeline. That’s the take-away from a recent study of the nation’s largest private school choice program, the Florida Tax Credit Scholarship, showing participation boosts later college enrollment. Meanwhile, reports released this summer ... READ MORE

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