Nearly 1 in 5 Columbus Schools Qualify for Overhauls Under Parent-Trigger Law EdWeek: Three years after Ohio enacted a limited "parent trigger" law, nearly one-fifth of Columbus schools now qualify for major leadership overhauls if parents choose to initiate them. Show More Summary
I can't put my finger on the exact moment -- the trigger, if you will -- that I realized America's gun fetish was heinously out of control. More » STFU Parents: Why Is It ‘Cool’ To Post Pictures Of Children With Guns On Facebook? is a post from Mommyish - Parenting Imperfect.
14ymedio, Yoani Sanchez, Havana, 12 September 2014 – The school bell rings and the children enter the classroom followed by their parents. The first day of classes triggers joy, although a few tears are shed by some who miss their … Continue reading ?
CHICAGO, IL — Last year, when Chicago Public Schools released a list of 129 schools slated for possible closure, the move triggered an avalanche of criticism from parent groups, teachers unions, and other stakeholders from all around the city. Show More Summary
The top US law enforcement official met with the parents of Michael Brown, the black teen killed by a white police officer whose death triggered nearly two weeks of riots in a US town. Attorney General Eric Holder on Wednesday promised...Show More Summary
A tiny trespasser caused the White House to go on lockdown Thursday night. NBC News correspondent Chris Jansing tweeted that a toddler ran away from his parents and squeezed through a fence, causing the Secret Service to initiate a brief lockdown on the lawn. Show More Summary
For parents of kids who have asthma and allergies, getting them ready to head back to school sometimes requires meetings with school administrators, teachers and nurses to develop a plan to ensure avoidance of triggers, and safe studying and eating.
In a July 21, 2014, opinion piece in the Los Angeles Register, California State Senator Gloria Romero criticizes education historian Diane Ravitch for referring to CNN news anchor Campbell Brown as "a good media figure because of her...Show More Summary
A new tool released by the Open Rights Group today reveals that 20% of the 100,000 most-visited websites on the Internet are blocked by the parental filters of UK ISPs. With the newly launched website the group makes it easier to expose false positives and show that the blocking efforts ban many legitimate sites, TorrentFreak included. Show More Summary
Post by Michele Zipp. There are varying policies in place regarding a child's vaccinations and school. Parents aren't all going to agree on this -- as we are all aware vaccines are a hot topic and have been a trigger for many a heated debate. Show More Summary
EDUCATION: California’s Parent Trigger Law Is (Finally) Helping Improve Public Schools.
Lawmakers in California passed the Parent Trigger law back in 2010. The law allows parents of children attending failing public schools to force major changes if half of the parents sign a petition. Last year, parents of children attending...Show More Summary
Parent trigger laws allow parents to vote to force a public school to hand the reins over to a charter program. But reforms don't have to be so drastic, and parents are discovering that they may not even have to bring the matter to a vote to get what they want. Show More Summary
WARNING: There's a copious amount of racially-charged foul language in this video. Fair warning for those who may be triggered by that. This is the video of startlingly casual racism that's been making the rounds on the internet in the past 24 hours. Show More Summary
Conor P. Williams takes a look at California's "Parent Trigger" law, which allows parents who sign a petition to make dramatic changes to a school. Though this can be a force for evil, Williams takes a look at a case in which it seems to have been used for a force for good.
JAMES TARANTO: Parental Guidance Requested: College students want warning labels on literature. Students have demanded trigger warnings at Oberlin College, Rutgers University, the University of Michigan and George Washington University as well as UCSB. Show More Summary
The two brothers had been playing together in their parents' Wichita home Tuesday when the older brother found the gun in the nightstand’s drawer and squeezed its trigger, The Wichita Eagle reported.
An online campaign has been launched calling for mainland parents to take their kiddies to Hong Kong next week so that they can pee all over the streets and 'familiarize' locals with the act, and we're optimistically predicting that it could only end well. [ more › ]
Dutch photographer Frans Hofmeester released the latest montage of his 14-year-old daughter, whom he's filmed every week since birth, and it's both delightful and heartwrenching. Trigger warning to parents: This video will delight and crush you all at once. Read Full Story
Parents love witnessing and documenting their children's firsts. Proud moms and dads wait anxiously, clenching their iPhone, finger on the camera trigger, ready to capture a child's first step or first word. But this YouTube clip captures...Show More Summary