Tag Archives: HB 1191

The Big Lies of Florida’s Parent Trigger Bill

Yesterday’s passage of the Florida house’s version of parent trigger legislation is already drawing defensive posturing by it’s most publicized advocate, Parent Revolution. Writes Marcos Restrepo in The Florida Independent: According to a California-based organization backing Florida’s controversial “Parent Trigger … Continue reading

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Teachers Evaluations to Be Made Public Under Parent Trigger Legislation

In posting on news that New York City would be posting the controversial decision to make the city’s teacher’s value-added evaluation public, Gradebook’s Jeff Solochek explained that the same is on the way for Florida. Only legislators are doing so … Continue reading

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Orlando Sentinel: Parent Trigger Bills Are Half-Cocked Ideas

Florida’s corporate financed parent trigger advocates staged a touchy-feely presser last week between the committee hearings which railroaded the bill  onward. While the editors of the Orlando Sentinel stays away from directly criticizing the proponents HB 1191 and SB 1718, they effectively … Continue reading

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Broad Coalition of Parents Lines up in Opposition to Florida’s Parent Trigger Legislation

A large coalition of parent-driven education advocacy groups have joined to strongly oppose Miami republican Rep. Michael Billeca’s HB 1191 “Parent Empowerment Act.” Citizens for Strong Schools, 50th No More, Florida PTA, Fund Education Now, Marions United for Public Education, Save Duval … Continue reading

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