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December 08, 2014

Calif. Parent-Trigger Advocate Leaves Group He Founded

He says he is departing as executive director of Parent Revolution, the advocacy group he founded in Los Angeles, to pursue other opportunities.

November 14, 2014

Los Angeles Interim Schools Chief Clears Way for Activating 'Parent Trigger' Law

Los Angeles Unified School District parents will be able to use California's parent-trigger law to improve their children's failing schools, new interim superintendent says.

October 15, 2014

Early Test Scores Show Promise for Parent Trigger, Says Advocacy Group

A parent advocacy group cites recent test score gains as promising early indicators of the so-called parent-trigger law's potential in California.

August 15, 2014

Los Angeles District: Federal Waiver Provides Shield From Parent-Trigger Law

The author of California parent-trigger law's author criticizes Los Angeles Unified School District for refusing to accept parent petitions mandating changes at poorly performing schools this year.

December 26, 2013

Charters and Choice: Looking Back on 2013

We take a look back on the biggest charter school- and school choice-related news stories from 2013.

November 01, 2013

School Choice in the 2013 Elections

Here is a look at a few of the 2013 elections where school choice has been a major factor in the campaigns.

September 11, 2013

L.A. School Board Approves Parent-Trigger Guidance

Parents, schools, and staff get guidance around parent-trigger efforts in the Los Angeles Unified School District.

August 14, 2013

Pair of Op-Eds Spur Dialogue About Parent Trigger Efforts

A pair of op-eds in USA Today debates the benefits and drawbacks to parent trigger laws.

August 05, 2013

Parent-Trigger Efforts Force Two Calif. Schools to Restructure

As the school year begins, educators around the country will be watching these schools closely to evaluate the impact of parent-trigger laws.

July 29, 2013

School Born of California Parent-Trigger Law Opens Its Doors

The Desert Trails Preparatory Academy, in Adelanto, Calif., was created after a petition drive by parents and major political and legal fight.

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