Tag: California

How Jerry Brown makes a case for parental empowerment

Editor’s note: This entry comes from Peter H. Hanley, the executive director of the American Center for School Choice, which last week joined an alliance with redefinED. California Gov. Jerry Brown’s veto message for a bill that would have expanded the criteria that the state’s Academic Performance Index (API) would[Read More…]

California board gives OK to parent trigger rules

From the Sacramento Bee’s Capitol Alert: The State Board of Education today gave tentative approval to rules outlining how parents may petition to dramatically restructure their children’s low-performing schools. The nine-member board voted unanimously to provide a final 15-day comment period before they vote in September to officially adopt the[Read More…]