Two Suitors Bid to Transform 'Parent-Trigger' School
At the end of a process that drew just four applicants, two relatively small California organizations are each making a case that they be allowed to help lead one of the most publicized school turnaround efforts in the nation's history: the proposed transformation of Desert Trails Elementary School.
Parents in the community of Adelanto, northeast of Los Angeles, invited charter operators to submit proposals to help them transform the academically struggling school through the state's "parent trigger" law, even as the school's future remains the subject of a protracted legal battle.
Despite the overwhelming attention focused on the proposed school overhaul, the parents received limited interest from charter organizations before narrowing the...
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