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Controversial Parent Trigger Bill in Florida Debated

A controversial bill that would allow parents to take over failing public schools in Florida is generating high emotions at the state Capitol.

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K-12 Education ‘Parent Trigger Bill’ Passes Florida Senate Subcommittee

The GOP-sponsored Parent Empowerment in Education bill, also known as the “Parent Trigger bill” for K-12 education, passed a state Senate subcommittee Tuesday. The bill was filed by Sen. Lizbeth Benacquisto, R-Ft. Myers.

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Fla. Parent Trigger Bills Would Allow Parents to Fire Teachers

Two bills in the Florida legislature would give parents overarching power to demand sweeping changes at low-performing schools.

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The Ultimate Empowerment Program for Parents

Immigrant parents in Chicago set a precedent for other districts with at-risk children and hesitant administrators.
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Poll: Michiganers Support Expanding Ed Options

Michigan residents overwhelmingly support giving parents whose children attend failing schools the option to send their kids to better schools, according to results of a survey released.

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Organizing Parent 'Unions' in Florida

Parents unhappy with their children’s schools are using labor union tactics to build support for charter schools, according to a story by the Associated Press.

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Empowering California Parents

New regulations under the California Parent Empowerment Law give parents further rights to change low-performing schools.

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