Los Angeles School District Tries to Take Control from Parents

The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) is attempting to halt the use of a California state law that lets parents force through reforms at failing schools. The district is saying a federal waiver provides the district with a get-out-of-jail-free card for at least the next year. That claim, however, could land them in legal hot water. California’s Parent Empowerment Act, a so-called “parental trigger law,” allows a majority of parents at low-performing schools to act and force through Read more […]