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It’s the Feds’ Fault Everyone Has Common Core
School Choice Weekly #79
Florida Officials Work to Reduce Testing
Obamacare's Meagre 'Success' Part II
Judging by an article in The Atlantic yesterday , we're apparently supposed to b
Landscape and Ocean Changes, Not Carbon-Dioxide, Dominate Climate
Review of Landscapes and Cycles: An Environmentalist’s Journey to Climate Skepticism, by Jim Steele; self-published, June 2013, 331 pages; ISBN: 1490 390189, ISBN-13: 978-1490 390185; $22.49 on Ama
Adam C. Smith: Lyft and Uber Ridesharing
In this episode of the Budget & Tax News podcast, managing editor, Jesse Hathaway is joined by Heartland Institute policy advisor and Johnson & Wales University associate economics professo
Georgia Education Officials Look to New Orleans School Model for Inspiration
Georgia education leaders face a dilemma mirrored in many states nationwide: Too many schools are failing too many students.
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L.A. School District Defies Parent Trigger LawAshley Bateman
... is attempting to defer choice for parents who petition for their legal right... longer beholden to the state’s “parent trigger” law because federal accountability mandates under... Under the law, also called the “parent empowerment” law, a majority of parents can require reforms at a failing school... ...
Parent Trigger Bill Gets Positive Florida ReceptionAshley Bateman
... and Michael Bileca have introduced a Parent Trigger bill that would authorize parents to choose a reform option for... would also require schools to notify parents of online options if their child... rated or qualified teacher. With a Parent Trigger law, “I would feel empowered knowing... ...
Research & Commentary: Parent Trigger Success in AdelantoResearch and Commentaries - Joy Pullmann Heartland Institute
A judge recently ruled that a Parent Trigger petition from parents in Adelanto, California is valid and... the first state to pass a Parent Trigger law, which a dozen other states... It allows a simple majority of parents at a failing school to “trigger” one of several reform options... ...
Positive Reception for California’s Third Parent TriggerAshley Bateman
...Exercising their rights under California’s 2010 Parent Trigger law, more than 300 parents delivered petitions to the Los Angeles... or converted into a charter school. Parents are now reviewing proposals from eight... been set.” Sixty-eight percent of parents whose children attend 24th Street Elementary... ...
Twenty Ohio Schools Are Now Eligible for Parent Trigger ReformHeather Kays
... for reform under the state’s parent trigger law. The latest state report card... failed to improve enough to avoid the parent trigger option. The parent trigger law, passed as part of the state’s budget in 2011, empowers parents to decide how to reform chronically... statewide... ...
Movie Review: ‘Won’t Back Down’ Celebrates Parent ActivismJoel Pavelski
... drama. The policy debate centers on Parent Trigger laws, which enable parents to require changes at low-performing... charter school. Seven states currently have Parent Trigger laws, and 15 more are considering them, according to community organizer Parent Revolution. Won’t Back Down seeks... ...