Tag: Jan Brewer

redefinED roundup: L.A. charter/district partnership, FL parent trigger, N.C. district charters & more

California: Parents of a persistently low-performing public school in Los Angeles took advantage of the state’s parent-trigger law and overwhelmingly voted for the district and a charter operator to take over operations (Los Angeles Times). Florida: An amendment to the Senate version of the parent trigger bill gives school boards – not the state[Read More…]

AZ governor vetoes tax credit bill, okays special ed vouchers

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has confused many in the school choice community during the last 24 hours by signing into law a bill creating “savings accounts” for students with special needs while simultaneously killing a measure that would have expanded opportunities in the state’s tax credit scholarship.  In a letter announcing her veto,[Read More…]