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When Parents Take Over Failing Schools

Parent trigger laws allow concerned parents and community members to take over failing schools and implement reforms when campuses are failing. Right now California is the only state where parents have taken advantage of the trigger law, but one Nevada senator will introduce a bill in the 2013 legislature that could bring a similar law to the state. Do trigger laws work? And do parents have enough opportunity to engage in their kid's education? We'll discuss the potential for a parent trigger law in Nevada and parental involvement in schools.
Linda Young, CCSD Board of Trustees
Ruben Murillo, president, Clark County Education Association
Ryan Donahue, Deputy National Advocacy Director, Parent Revolution

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Monday, September 24, 2012