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February 13, 2014

Parents 'Stealing Education' Highlighted in Al Jazeera America TV Special

Parents can face jail time in seven states and the District of Columbia if they lie about their address to enroll their children in school.

January 31, 2014

South Carolina Lawmakers Consider Parent-Trigger Bill for School Districts

Frustrated South Carolina parents hope a proposed state law will give them the power to ask state officials to oust their local school superintendent.

January 31, 2014

Campaign Prompts Leadership Change Without Parent-Trigger Law

Los Angeles-area parents join forces with city leaders and teachers to successfully lobby for a new principal at a local elementary school.

January 24, 2014

Survey Reveals Parents Concerned About Student Data Privacy

A new survey finds that many parents, like most Americans, are unaware that school districts hire private companies to store student data.

January 03, 2014

Critics of 'Parent-Trigger' School to be Arraigned on Vandalism Charges

American's first parent-trigger school was allegedly vandalized last year by two mothers who passionately opposed the school's transformation into a charter.

December 11, 2013

New Orleans Parents' Petition To Save School From Closing Hits Roadblock

Louisiana's so-called "reverse trigger" law can't help New Orleans parents return control of a high school to the local school board.

December 06, 2013

Survey Finds California Parents Want To Shape Use of State School Funding

An EdSource survey finds that most California parents know little about the state's funding law, but they want to determine how the money is spent.

November 15, 2013

California's First Preschool Created Under State's 'Trigger' Law Opens

The first preschool conceived under California's so-called parent-trigger law is schedule to open in December amid high hopes of improving student achievement.

October 21, 2013

Parent-Trigger Law Put To Test At California School

Desert Trails Preparatory Academy, the nation's first school to open after being transformed by a parent-trigger law, faces many challenges.

October 11, 2013

Parent-Trigger Advocate Forms Parent-Empowerment Foundation

Gloria Romero, an author of California's controversial parent-trigger law, is creating the Foundation for Parent Empowerment to educate parents about school choice options.

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