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‘Parent Trigger’ Critics Charged With Vandalism

By Karla Scoon Reid — January 14, 2014 1 min read
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Two of the most vocal opponents of the nation’s first “parent trigger” school have been charged with vandalizing one of the Adelanto, Calif., school’s classrooms, causing $8,000 in damages.

Chrissy Guzman and Lori Yuan, the chairwoman of the Adelanto Planning Commission, are scheduled to be arraigned in Victorville Superior Court on Jan. 13 and could face up to three years in county jail, according to local media reports. The pair allegedly vandalized Desert Trails Elementary School at the end of June, just days before a private charter school operator took it over.

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A version of this article appeared in the January 15, 2014 edition of Education Week as ‘Parent Trigger’ Critics Charged With Vandalism

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