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House Committee Approves Bill to Expand NC Opportunity Scholarship Program

A week after an N.C. Senate Committee voted to approve a significant expansion of the state’s Opportunity Scholarship school choice program, an N.C. House READ MORE
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State Senate Committee Approves Bill to Expand Opportunity Scholarships

This morning, the N.C. Senate Committee on Education/Higher Education approved SB 406—Choose Your School, Choose Your Future, which would expand eligibility for North Carolina’s READ MORE

School Choice Opponents Sue to Overturn Opportunity Scholarship

Seven North Carolina parents, in conjunction with the North Carolina Association of Educators (NCAE) and the National Education Association (NEA), are suing in an READ MORE

Bill Proposes to Abolish North Carolina’s Opportunity Scholarship Program

A bill introduced this week in the North Carolina General Assembly would abolish the state’s Opportunity Scholarship Program, a program that provides tuition assistance READ MORE

Evangelical Leaders Honor MLK With $1.5 Million in Minority Scholarships

Christian leaders gathering for the #MLK50 Conference in Memphis, Tennessee are honoring the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by announcing $1.5 million READ MORE

Opportunity Scholarship Program Reaches Historical Enrollment

The number of North Carolina families taking advantage of the state’s Opportunity Scholarship Program has reached a historic level with more than 8,300 students READ MORE

Opportunity Scholarship Deadline Fast Approaching!

Parents who would like to send their children to a non-public school in North Carolina, but who need financial assistance, may apply for an READ MORE
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More NC Opportunity Scholarships Available for Spring 2016

Qualified families interested in participating in North Carolina’s education Opportunity Scholarship Program during this school year can still apply for scholarships for the spring READ MORE

NC Supreme Court Finds Opportunity Scholarships Constitutional!

In a long-awaited ruling that bolsters the future of school choice in North Carolina, the State Supreme Court upheld the constitutionality of the Opportunity READ MORE

NC Family Joins Brief in Support of Opportunity Scholarships

As the North Carolina Supreme Court considers the future of the state’s Opportunity Scholarship Program, the North Carolina Family Policy Council has joined a READ MORE

Opportunity Scholarship Application Period Now Open!

Parents seeking scholarships for their children to attend private schools in North Carolina next year have the opportunity to apply for the state’s Opportunity READ MORE

Update on the Opportunity Scholarships Battle

NC Family president John Rustin talks with Karen Duquette, vice president of Parents for Educational Freedom in North Carolina, about the current status of READ MORE

High Court Says Opportunity Scholarships May Proceed

Good news for parents hoping to take advantage of North Carolina’s Opportunity Scholarship Program next year-the State Supreme Court will allow the State to READ MORE

Opportunity Scholarship Update

The North Carolina Supreme Court, on September 2, dismissed a request from legislative leaders and parents to temporarily reinstate North Carolina’s Opportunity Scholarship program READ MORE

Battle for NC’s Opportunity Scholarships Not Over, Despite Injunction

A superior court judge’s ruling yesterday that halted North Carolina’s new Opportunity Scholarship program, leaving in limbo nearly 2,000 low-income students who were awarded READ MORE

Opportunity Scholarship Grants to be Issued Next Week

Despite an ongoing lawsuit challenging the program, North Carolina’s Opportunity Scholarship Grants, that will enable eligible lower-income students in North Carolina to attend the READ MORE

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