Tag Archives: parental school choice

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

For all, an opportunity

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Jun 06, 2016
PEFNC President Darrell Allison had an op-ed published in several newspapers across the state this past weekend. Read about why now is the time to help thousands of needy students access the school that may best suit their individual needs and ensure "opportunity for all." Read it below: Leaders in ... READ MORE

Applications soar for private ed scholarships

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Mar 09, 2016
According to the Gaston Gazette: Since the legal cloud was lifted, the (Opportunity Scholarship) program’s popularity has exploded, according to Darrell Allison, president of Parents for Educational Freedom in North Carolina, an advocacy organization for the scholarship program. He says more than 1,700 Opportunity Scholarship applications have been submitted since ... READ MORE