North Carolina Legislature Passes Educational Choice Program

Washington, D.C. (July 25, 2013) – The American Federation for Children, the nation’s voice for educational choice, today applauded the North Carolina Legislature for taking a historic step by passing the nation’s newest statewide voucher program. The new Opportunity Scholarship … Continued

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Educational Choice Becomes Reality in North Carolina

WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 21, 2013) – The American Federation for Children (AFC), the nation’s voice for educational choice, today applauded the North Carolina Legislature for creating the nation’s newest statewide voucher program, the third created this year. AFC encouraged legislators … Continued

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North Carolina House Passes Educational Choice Program

Bipartisan support helps empower parents to make best educational choices for their children WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 14, 2013)— The American Federation for Children, the nation’s voice for educational choice, today applauded the North Carolina House of Representatives for passing a … Continued

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ALLISON: Right to a quality education isn’t ‘nonsense’

The following op-ed was written by Darrell Allison, president of Parents for Educational Freedom in North Carolina, and appeared on June 4 in the Ashville Citizen-Times. The Citizen-Times’ May 25 editorial titled “Assembly hits our public schools again’’ described a measure … Continued

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OPINION: PEFNC President Says Educational Success Comes from Community Inclusion

From Darrell Allison writing in The Star News: Howard Fuller, a national education reform leader, former North Carolina civil rights activist and former Milwaukee Public Schools superintendent, best summed up parental school choice as providing a measure of equity and … Continued

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BREAKING NEWS: NC Charter Measure Passes House, Now Heads to Governor’s Desk

Statement from Parents for Educational Freedom in North Carolina: RALEIGH (June 9, 2011) – In a momentous bipartisan effort for North Carolina families, the Senate this afternoon, and the House moments ago, passed a measure eliminating North Carolina’s charter school cap. … Continued

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