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.
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April 08, 2015
March 30, 2015
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
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.
August 15, 2014
Are teachers ready for Common Core? What happens to the "reform" movement without Michelle Rhee heading up StudentsFirst? Dig into these questions in the Friday Reading List.
June 09, 2014
In the last month, parents at two Philadelphia public schools have refused to support plans for the district to transfer control of their schools to charter operators.
December 26, 2013
We take a look back on the biggest charter school- and school choice-related news stories from 2013.