Tag: Florida PTA and parent trigger

Parent trigger misfires in Florida, again

The parent trigger proposal survived many twists and turns this session only to die on the Senate floor this week in yet another down-to-the-wire 20-20 tie – just like last year. The measure would have let parents petition to offer a turnaround plan for a failing school.

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…]