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VIDEO: Can “Parent Trigger” Fix Our Schools?

With the invention of the “parent trigger” there’s a new tool that parents can use to fix their broken school systems. Film maker Bob Bowdon joins CalWatchdog’s James Poulos to discuss.  

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Parent Trigger is welcome school reform

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

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School Choice Goes to Head of the Class

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

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Parent Trigger Wins Court Fight

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

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