Legislators in four states have introduced parent-trigger bills this year, but none of those proposals have moved forward so far.
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March 18, 2016
February 05, 2016
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 highlights all forms of school choice, including charter schools, private schools, and home schooling.
June 02, 2015
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
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
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
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
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 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
A parent advocacy group cites recent test score gains as promising early indicators of the so-called parent-trigger law's potential in California.