From vouchers and tax credits to charter schools and parent trigger laws, many state legislatures are debating the merits and drawbacks of school choice.
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February 15, 2013
January 18, 2013
Parents at the 24th Street Elementary School in LAUSD presented a 'parent trigger' petition to district officials yesterday.
January 09, 2013
The Adelanto School Board voted to uphold the charter recommendation of the Desert Trails Parent Union in Calif., while in Conn., parents are pursuing an elementary school turnaround.
December 28, 2012
In 2012, states approved broad policy changes to expand charters and private school vouchers, even as those school models came under criticism and scrutiny.
December 27, 2012
The Annenberg Institute for School Reform outlines the history of parent trigger laws and provides suggestions for alternate paths to school reform.
November 16, 2012
A pair of incumbents on the Adelanto, Calif., school board, which is at the center of a "parent trigger" battle, are on the verge of losing their seats.
October 15, 2012
I'll be taking a month of leave, but the blog posts will keep coming on Charters & Choice.
October 08, 2012
A Washington state ballot item does not contain a "parent-trigger" provision -- at least not in the way similar policies are worded in other states, a legislative analyst says.
October 03, 2012
The organization Parent Revolution raises concerns about a Michigan "parent trigger" proposal that it says would allow for-profit operators of charter schools.
September 28, 2012
Friends and foes of the new movie "Won't Back Down," are waging a P.R. war over the film's accuracy and value as commentary on efforts to transform American schools.