Tag: StudentsFirst 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.

Report: Florida gets B- for education reform, C- for parental empowerment

Florida earns a C- for policies and program aimed at empowering parents, but that’s good enough for a No. 4 ranking nationally, according to a report card released today by StudentsFirst. Overall, the state earned a No. 2 rank – and a B- grade – from the report, which looked[Read More…]