Parent Trigger Possibilities

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Douglas County Sentinel

Jan 16, 1:00 AM

Parent trigger bill another avenue for charter schools; BOE Chair Kelley skeptical of proposal

A Republican legislator said he plans to introduce a bill in the General Assembly that will let parents who aren’t satisfied with their child’s school petition the local school board to convert the school into a charter school.

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Jan 16, 5:53 AM:

GA legislator to introduce parent trigger bill. Parents could sign petition to turn local school into charter or initiate other changes. 7 states have law in place with many others considering. Opposition noted but conversion schools success rate and research behind trigger highlighted.

 

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