Parent-Trigger Law

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Students Return To School Transformed By Parent Trigger Law

Students returned to classes Monday at the first school in California to invoke the parent trigger law.

CBS Los Angeles–07/30/2013

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Judge: District Must Allow School Conversion

A San Bernardino County school district must immediately comply with a previous court order allowing a parents group to convert a failing elementary school into a charter, a Superior Court judge ruled Friday in a case is seen as an important test of California’s “parent trigger” law.


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Parents Vote Against Petition To Take Over Elementary School

Parents of an under-performing elementary school in Southern California Tuesday night voted against a petition to take over the school using the new Parent Trigger Law.



Compton Parents Vow To Continue Charter Battle Despite Petition Rejection

A group of Compton parents is vowing to continue a drive to force the local school district to convert a struggling elementary school to an independent charter despite the school board’s rejection of their petition.



Compton Parents Call Petition Check Process Unfair

Some parents are denouncing the Compton Unified School District’s policy on verifying signatures on a petition calling for an underperforming elementary school to be turned into a charter school.


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Compton Parents Use New Law To Seek School Improvements

A group of Compton parents is taking schooling into their own hands.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/07/2010