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.

10/12/2012

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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.

02/22/2012

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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.

02/23/2011

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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.

01/24/2011

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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

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