Tag: Florida and teacher effectiveness

New parent trigger bill clears first hurdle in Florida House

The parent trigger bill is back in the Florida Legislature this year and, judging by the spirited 8-5 party line vote it got in its first committee¬†stop Thursday, perhaps as contentious as ever. But unlike last year, some Florida parents and child advocates not only voiced support, but drove to[Read More…]

Parent trigger bill filed again in Florida

The most contentious education bill in last year’s Florida Legislature is back this year.Sen. Kelli Stargel, R-Lakeland, filed¬†a “parent trigger” bill Wednesday that is similar to last year’s. Senate Bill 862 would give more power to parents in struggling schools that are mandated by state accountability rules to implement a[Read More…]