Parent Trigger Bill on Failing Schools a National Trend

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Monday, April 8, 2013

State Rep. Mike Fasano calls it “corporate welfare.”

Hillsborough County school board member Candy Olson labels it a “solution in search of a problem that doesn't exist.”

In the state Legislature, it's known as the parent empowerment or parent trigger bill.

And it could be changing the way children are educated in districts across the state beginning next school year.

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