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Michelle Rhee’s Florida Rep Says No Parent Trigger This Year

From Gradebook’s Jeff Solochek: A national advocacy group that in recent years has pressured Florida lawmakers to adopt the controversial “parent trigger” school takeover plan will not push that initiative again in 2014. Instead, StudentsFirst will spend its political capital … Continue reading

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Charter School Parents Pull Trigger Then Get Sued By Charter School Management Corporation

Only in the twisted world of for-profit charter schools and their political handmaidens is this possible. From Sarasota Herald-Tribune reporter Gabrielle Russon: Principal Justin Matthews eagerly awaits Monday’s groundbreaking ceremony as he looks to further expand the biggest charter school in … Continue reading

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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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