California’s “parent trigger” law lets a majority of parents force changes at a chronically low-performing school, including a new administration or conversion to a charter school. Is the parent trigger a positive step or a distraction? Ben Boychuk, associate editor of City Journal, debates Julie Cavanagh, a special ed teacher in Brooklyn, on the Public Sector Inc. site. The discussion, which kicked off today, will go on for four days.
Parent trigger: Empowerment or distraction?
August 15, 2011 by