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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.

Parent trigger founder: school reform changed ‘we the people to we the parents’

As is routine with school choice proposals, the parent trigger bill in Florida – defeated in March after a dramatic 20-20┬ávote in the state Senate – was portrayed by critics as another front in a┬ásystematic campaign to privatize public schools. So it was fascinating today to hear more detail about[Read More…]