Paper Sketches Parent Trigger History, Offers Critique
By Katie Ash, Education Week 12/27/12

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A recently released paper by the Annenberg Institute for School Reform's Center for Education Organizing critiques parent trigger laws and argues that policymakers can address the shortcomings of academically low-performing schools in more productive ways. The brief, titled "Parent Trigger: No Silver Bullet," outlines the history of parent-trigger legislation, starting with the law passed in California in 2010, the first of its kind in the country.