Posts Tagged ‘parent trigger’

Parent Trigger is welcome school reform

Friday, July 27th, 2012

July 27, 2012 By Joseph Perkins  California public schools received their annual report cards last month. On the state’s 10-point grading scale -- with 10 being the highest and 1 the lowest -- Desert Trails Elementary School earned a 1. The parents of school children enrolled in Desert Trails...

School Choice Goes to Head of the Class

Tuesday, March 6th, 2012

This article first appeared in UnionWatch.org. MARCH 7, 2012 By LARRY SAND Last month, Education Week published “What Research Says About School Choice,” in which nine scholars analyze the results of various studies concerning “school choice” -- the quaint notion that parents should be ab...

Parent Trigger Wins Court Fight

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

MARCH 30, 2011 By BRIAN CALLE It is no big surprise that, in recent years, California has been far from a leader in public policy and good governance reforms. Every once and awhile there is an exception. Last year’s exception came when former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and the state legislature...