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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

Historic Gathering of African-American Democratic Legislators Promotes Educational Options for All

By: pefncadmin
Feb 28, 2017
Raleigh, NC (February 28, 2017) – Parents for Educational Freedom in North Carolina (PEFNC) announced the formation of an unprecedented and historic coalition of African-American lawmakers, who are uniting to support the full range of K-12 educational options in North Carolina. Today, February 28, on the final day of Black History Month 2017, eight (8) leading ... READ MORE