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.
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March 30, 2015
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.
August 15, 2014
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
We take a look back on the biggest charter school- and school choice-related news stories from 2013.
November 01, 2013
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
Parents, schools, and staff get guidance around parent-trigger efforts in the Los Angeles Unified School District.
August 14, 2013
A pair of op-eds in USA Today debates the benefits and drawbacks to parent trigger laws.