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August 2, 2016
California’s 20th Street Elementary School will be under new management after a group of parents used the state’s Parent Empowerment Act, also known as “the parent trigger” law.
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February 7, 2013
By Joy Pullmann
The nation's third invoking of a Parent Trigger, in Los Angeles, disproves the charges of many critics of the 2010 California law.
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Education
October 29, 2012
By Joseph Bast, Joy Pullmann
The Heartland Institute has released a new Policy Brief on the Parent Trigger, a public school reform adopted in seven states and proposed in some 20 others across the nation.
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Education
April 22, 2011
By Ben Boychuk
Empowering parents to turn around failing public schools terrifies teacher unions, administrators, and education bureaucrats—in short, everyone with a stake in preserving the disgraceful status quo and resisting innovative reforms.
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December 6, 2012
By Joy Pullmann
Nevada legislators are considering an education reform that has garnered significant national attention: the Parent Trigger.
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Education
August 21, 2010
By Marc Oestreich
California may have stumbled onto the best idea in education reform since Milton Friedman’s voucher plan.
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November 13, 2010
By Ben Boychuk
California’s parent empowerment law, known as the “parent trigger,” is less than a year old, but the idea is already spreading across the nation to states such as Connecticut and Georgia.
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April 5, 2012
By Joy Pullmann
Louisiana legislators have proposed an education reform that is garnering significant national attention: the Parent Trigger. The legislation, first passed in California, is currently being drafted in a dozen other states.
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Education
January 31, 2012
By Bruno Behrend, Ben Boychuk, John Nothdurft, Joy Pullmann
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal this month endorsed the Parent Trigger as part of his sweeping education proposals.
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Education
December 15, 2011
By John Nothdurft
In August of 2010 The Heartland Institute began getting involved in a revolutionary education reform issue known as the Parent Trigger.
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