School Choice & Charters

Q&A: Predicting Parent-Trigger Law’s Path

By Karla Scoon Reid — April 01, 2015 1 min read

California’s parent-trigger law has garnered passionate supporters and highly critical opponents since its passage in 2010. But despite its divisive nature and its non-existence use outside of the state, California parent advocates still believe the law can provide parents with a powerful tool to transform their children’s struggling schools.

I recently spoke with Arianna Prothero, Education Week charters and school choice reporter, to discuss the parent-trigger law’s promise and pitfalls. Read a transcript of our interview on the Charters & Choice blog or listen to our conversation here:

A version of this news article first appeared in the K-12 Parents and the Public blog.