Parent Shamika Murphy of Compton wants to use the parent-trigger law to force school reform.
California's so-called parent trigger law gives parents the power to turn around failing schools, from converting a campus into a charter school to firing the principal. But a group that petitioned for a charter takeover of an elementary school in Compton Unified is stuck in a protracted court battle. Reporter: Ana Tintocalis
Today in Sacramento, the Assembly's Education Committee takes up a bill that would shift the final say on school overhauls to school boards.
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