Texas Lawmakers Consider “Parent Trigger” Schools Law is the headline of a recent article in The Texas Tribune.
Here’s how it begins:
Hoping to prompt parent involvement and quicker turnarounds at struggling schools, Texas lawmakers are considering a controversial policy known as a “parent trigger” law.
A state Senate panel heard testimony Thursday on legislation allowing parents of students at underperforming public schools to campaign to make changes at their campuses — including hiring new staff, contracting with a charter school operator to take over management or closing the school altogether.
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