A few months ago, the Florida legislature debated a “parent trigger” law.
It would have allowed parents to sign a petition and take control of their public school.
The proposal was strongly supported by Jeb Bush and Michelle Rhee.
Florida parent groups rallied against the law, saying it was a ploy by the for-profit charter companies to trick parents and take over more schools.
In this post, one of Florida’s leading parent groups–Fund Education Now–explains why it opposes the “parent trigger.”