The Answer Sheet: Parent Trigger

Posted at 03:36 PM ET, 04/30/2013

'Parent trigger' legislation fails in Florida Senate

For the second straight year, significant parent opposition to "parent trigger" legislation in Florida has led to defeat in the legislature.

By Valerie Strauss  |  03:36 PM ET, 04/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  A Loss For Jeb Bush, Parent Trigger

Posted at 05:02 AM ET, 04/23/2013

Parent trigger: Who's for it and who's against it tells the story

It's a powerful coalition of wealthy organizations against grassroots citizens organizations.

By Valerie Strauss  |  05:02 AM ET, 04/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Parent Trigger, The Lineups

Posted at 10:45 AM ET, 12/14/2010

The 'Parent Trigger' doesn't help schools or parents

The so-called “parent trigger” law in California, which allows a majority of parents (from a school or from their “feeder” schools) to sign a petition that forces a school to be converted into a charter, is not a genuine parent engagement strategy. The recent effort to apply the law for the first time shows why.

By Valerie Strauss  |  10:45 AM ET, 12/14/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Charter schools, Charter schools, Charter schools, Charter schools | Tags:  california schools, california's parent trigger, charter schools, larry ferlazzo, parent revolution, parent trigger, parent trigger law