You may have seen a trailer for the new film Won't Back Down, starring Maggie Gyllenhaal, Viola Davis and Holly Hunter. The movie's subject matter revolves around education reform and a thing called the Parent Trigger, a California law that allows parents to takeover a failing school. From what a re ... More >>
The Parent Trigger, the California law that allows parents to take over a chronically failing school, got a major political boost Saturday when the United States Conference of Mayors endorsed it as part of its education platform.
In the national political landscape, this is big news. Democrats in t ... More >>