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Trigger Law

'Trigger Law' Would Allow New York Parents To Fire Teachers, Principals

Posted 08.14.2011 | Education

A proposed state law would give New York parents significantly more power over their children's schools. The so called "trigger law" would allow pare...

Compton Parents Challenge School District To No Avail

Ben Austin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Ben Austin

I'm going to tell you a rather startling fact: Since submitting their historic Parent Trigger signatures (representing over 61 percent of their school...

Compton Parents Use New 'Trigger Law' To Demand Charter School

AP | Christina Hoag | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

COMPTON, Calif. (AP) -- Chanting "yes we can!" and "si se puede!", a busload of parents on Tuesday became the first in California to try to force refo...

Los Angeles Parents Take Action To Improve A Failing School

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

A group of concerned Los Angeles parents are planning to take action to improve what they say is a dangerous local school. New California legislation...