Should parents who have committed nonsexual or nonviolent crimes be allowed to volunteer in schools? A Florida school board candidate proposes reviewing parents' cases individually.
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August 29, 2014
August 22, 2014
The debate over the Los Angeles Unified School District's contention that a federal waiver exempts it from the parent-trigger law may end up in court.
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 12, 2014
Parent advocates in New York push for more specifics regarding the right to review contracts with vendors that have access to sensitive student data, news reports say.
August 05, 2014
A federal judge reaffirms his order that Louisiana must provide data regarding students served by its private-school voucher program to the U.S. Department of Justice.
June 17, 2014
Florida Gov. Rick Scott is facing pressure from parents and teachers to veto legislation to increase scholarship amounts in the state's school voucher program.
June 12, 2014
Low-income Delaware parents could use state money to pay for their children's private school tuition and tutoring programs under a bill sponsored by Republican lawmakers.
May 23, 2014
Elementary school parents forge an agreement with Los Angeles Unified School District officials to secure improvements and additional staff to boost student achievement.
May 14, 2014
Missouri lawmakers approve a bill that would clear the way for students attending struggling schools to enroll in higher-performing schools, including some private, nonreligious ones.
May 07, 2014
North Carolina lawmakers stall a bill that would have given parents the pick of any public school in the state for their children.