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April 28, 2017

In 'Parent-Trigger' Case, Calif. Appeals Court Sides With Parents Seeking Change

A group of parents has been engaged in a long-running battle to use California's "parent-trigger" law to convert a low-performing Anaheim elementary school into a charter school.

March 18, 2016

Parent-Trigger Movement Struggles Outside Calif. as Bills Fizzle in Four States

Legislators in four states have introduced parent-trigger bills this year, but none of those proposals have moved forward so far.

February 05, 2016

Parents at Struggling L.A. School Invoke Parent-Trigger Law for Second Time

Parents at 20th Street Elementary dropped a parent-trigger initiative in June after reaching an agreement with the Los Angeles Unified School District, but now say LAUSD hasn't delivered.

January 22, 2016

National School Choice Week Kicks Off on Sunday

National School Choice Week highlights all forms of school choice, including charter schools, private schools, and home schooling.

June 02, 2015

School Takeover Threat Spurs Compromise Between LA District, Parents

Parents of students attending a struggling Los Angeles Elementary School accept a comprehensive school reform plan from the Los Angeles Unified School District.

April 08, 2015

Latest California Parent-Trigger Effort Marks 10th Time Law Has Been Invoked

Parents of students attending a low-performing Los Angeles elementary school hope to use California's parent-trigger law to spur academic and staffing changes.

March 30, 2015

Q&A: The 'Parent-Trigger' Movement Turns Five, What's Next?

Parent-trigger advocates in California are expanding their strategies to broaden this young movement's influence, while others wonder if the idea has run its course.

January 14, 2015

Another California School is About to Take the Parent-Trigger Plunge

Parents will submit petitions to district officials Wednesday that would clear the way for them to transform their children's low-performing Anaheim school into a charter.

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.

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