Tag Archives: Opportunity Scholarships

Governor Signs Budget That Funds Historic Expansion of Opportunity Scholarship Program

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Jul 14, 2016
Raleigh, NC (July 14, 2016) – Parents for Educational Freedom in North Carolina (PEFNC) applauds North Carolina’s lawmakers and governor for their support of a transformational budget prioritizing innovation and choice in K-12 education. Passed by the legislature earlier this month and signed by Governor Pat McCrory today, the budget significantly increases ... READ MORE

Historic Expansion of Teacher Pay and Opportunity Scholarships for Low-Income Families in Proposed State Budget Plan

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Jun 28, 2016
Raleigh, NC (June 28, 2016) - Parents for Educational Freedom in North Carolina (PEFNC) applauds the North Carolina House and Senate for their proposed budget which has a strong, comprehensive focus on K-12 public education. This budget increased K-12 spending by over $500 million and dramatically boosted teacher salaries. The budget also includes ... READ MORE

N.C. House Passes State Budget

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May 22, 2015
Raleigh, NC (May 22, 2015) – Parents for Educational Freedom in North Carolina (PEFNC) applauds the N.C. House for passing a state budget that has a strong, comprehensive focus on K-12 public education. The budget, approved by the House in a 93-23 vote, increases K-12 spending by $268 million, or 3.3 percent. This increase ... READ MORE