Calif. parents can petition for teacher, principal firings under new law

02/2/2010 | San Bernardino County Sun (Calif.)

Parents in California may now rally to prompt an overhaul of public schools under a so-called "parent trigger" law passed in January by state lawmakers as part of California's bid to compete for federal grants. Under the law, if half the parents sign a petition, a school could be forced to make one of four changes to its operations: close, become a charter school, fire the principal and half of the staff, or fire the principal and make other changes.

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