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The Parent Trigger, or Parent Empowerment Law, was crafted by the fringe-right-wing group American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC). "I wrote the nation's first parent trigger law in California." — Sen. (Ret) Gloria J. Romero Ms. Romero really means is the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) wrote the charter trigger law and she put her name on it. This is no different than the myriad bills the California Charter Schools Association (CCSA) provided her with to do the same.
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