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July 29, 2016

First 'Parent Trigger' School Can Stay In District-Owned Building, Arbitrator Rules

Desert Trails Preparatory Academy is continuing to operate in an Adelanto Elementary School District building, even though it now has a charter agreement under the county education board, under an arbitrator's ruling

July 06, 2016

LAUSD, Parents' Group Reach Agreement After Two 'Parent Trigger' Attempts

The 20th Street Elementary School will be operated by a nonprofit organization under an five-year agreement with the district and a parents' group.

June 28, 2016

New L.A. Program Aims to Help Parents Navigate School Choice

A new effort by Parent Revolution is working to help high-needs families find and apply to district and charter schools in Los Angeles.

April 15, 2016

Parent-Trigger Efforts in California Hit Stumbling Blocks

California wrestles with how to determine if a school is failing and subject to overhaul under the law that lets parents trigger major changes.

March 18, 2016

New Parent-Trigger Bills Fail to Gain Traction in States This Year

Legislators in four states have introduced parent-trigger bills this year, but none of those proposals have moved forward so far.

March 15, 2016

L.A. District Rejects Parent-Trigger Petition at Elementary School

Parents at 20th Street Elementary School sought to use the state's parent-trigger law to turn the school into a charter, but their petition was rejected.

March 09, 2016

Report: California's First Parent-Trigger School Leaves District's Oversight

The San Bernardino County school board will now oversee Desert Trails Preparatory Academy after the Adelanto school district failed to renew the school's charter.

February 16, 2016

Always a Reporter, Now a Mom: New Blogger Explores the Parent Perspective

Sarah Tully, a longtime education reporter brings her experience and first-hand perspective on the topic to her new role as K-12 Parents and the Public blogger.

February 05, 2016

L.A. Parents Launch Second Parent-Trigger Initiative at Struggling School

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.

October 29, 2015

A Blogger's Parting Thoughts on Parents' Voice and School Improvement

Parents are increasingly making themselves heard on education issues from school reform to testing, while some districts invest in efforts to increase parent involvement.

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