Well, what can I say--Education is still very important to me--my older son is about to become a Teacher. As important as it was to support him as a student it is even more important for me now to support him as the Teacher; not only him, but all of the Teachers in the United States of America;
What do you do if you're a parent and you neighborhood school is no good? What if there are no charter schools in your area and you can't afford private school or to move? How is it fair that your kids will have to get a substandard education just because of their zipcode.
Empower parents to make their public schools better »
Parent trigger laws -- passed first in California -- give parents the power to demand better from their local schools. If more than 50 percent of parents at a failing school sign a petition, they can force change, like new administration or even converting the school into a charter.
No parent should be helpless to give their child the education they deserve and need to succeed. Support parent trigger laws in your community »
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