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January 13, 2015

Potential Parent-Trigger School in California Takes Next Step

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.

January 09, 2015

Legislation Could Clear the Way for Charter Schools in Kentucky

Low-performing school districts in Kentucky will be the target of a charter school pilot program under proposed legislation being penned by state lawmakers this year.

December 30, 2014

Probe Sought in Allegations of Harassment at Potential Parent-Trigger School

Parent-trigger law co-author Gloria Romero alleges that Anaheim, Calif., parents are being harassed in their bid to transform their low-performing school into a charter.

December 12, 2014

School Information Design Winners Aim to Simplify Accountability Data for Parents

The Foundation for Excellence in Education announced the winners of its competition that asked designers to create parent-friendly school accountability report cards.

December 05, 2014

Ohio's Parent-Trigger Law Has No Takers So Far

Twenty Columbus, Ohio schools are eligible for sweeping education reforms under the state's parent-trigger law, but parents haven't sought to use the controversial strategy.

November 26, 2014

Illinois Parent Group Pushes State to Delay Common-Core Testing

Parents are signing a petition asking state education leaders to seek a federal waiver delaying tests developed by the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers.

November 21, 2014

Parent-Trigger Process in Early Stages at California School

Advocates of the state's parent-trigger law are rallying support behind a group of Anaheim, Calif., parents seeking to convert its underperforming school into a charter.

November 20, 2014

Arizona Court Rules Funding Gap Between District and Charter Schools is Legal

Arizona does not have to fund the state's charter schools at the same level as its district schools, according to an appeals court ruling.

November 14, 2014

Los Angeles Interim Superintendent Clears Way For Use of 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.

November 12, 2014

Pa. Parents, Districts Ask Court to Declare School Funding Unconstitutional

Pennsylvania's governor and General Assembly are being sued for failing to adequately fund the state's schools.

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