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A word for Parent Power

IN NEIGHBORING Tennessee, a state legislator from Memphis has filed a Parent Trigger bill. That’s the generic name for legislation that would allow a majority of parents whose kids are stuck in a failing public school to file a petition asking that the school be converted into a charter school, or some other kind that has a better chance of educating their kids properly.

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