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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.

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.

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