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How The Anaheim Elementary School District Sabotaged The Palm Lane Parents

[Cross-posted from OC Daily] Last week, the California Court of Appeals ruled in favor of the Palm Lane Elementary School parents in the Anaheim Elementary School District’s lawsuit against their charter school petition. The AESD, in conjunction with the public school unions, has been fighting these parents throughout this process, which is going on three years. One of the most ...

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UPDATED: Palm Lane Parents Prevail Over Anaheim Elementary School District In Charter School Battle

The California Court of Appeals issued a ruling today upholding a trial court ruling in favor of  group of poor and working class parents using the state Parent Trigger Law to convert Palm Lane Elementary School in Anaheim into an independent public charter school. The ruling presumably ends a three-year battle the parents had waged in the teeth of intense ...

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Lucille Kring Asks City Council To Support Palm Lane Elementary Parents’ Charter School Petition

At the most recent city council meeting, Anaheim Mayor Pro Tem Lucille Kring asked to have a resolution placed on the February 24 agenda, stating the city council’s support for efforts of Palm Lane parents seeking to use the state’s Parent Trigger Law to convert their school into an independent charter school. Following is the resolution the council will b ...

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Rough Treatment At Palm Lane Elementary

Let’s just say it was not the warmest of welcomes from Superintendent Linda Wagner at Palm Lane Elementary School today. As noted in an earlier post, the Anaheim City School District began contacting parents yesterday and scheduling them for meetings with Superintendent Linda Wagner in groups of four or five, beginning today. Today’s meetings were at 1:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m. ...

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School District Scheduling Small Meetings With Palm Lane Parents To “Educate” Them on Charter Schools

The group of Palm Lane Elementary School parents seeking to re-start their school as an independent public charter school turned in their Parent Trigger Law petition – signed by 70% of the school’s parents – on January 14. At that point, the job of the Anaheim City School District became simply to verify the validity of those signatures (a task ...

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Education Reform Leader Calls For New Leadership In Filling Vacancy on Anaheim City School District Board Vacancy

  In her latest OC Register column, former state Senator Gloria Romero, author of the Parent Trigger Law and education reform leader, has called on the Anaheim City School District Board of Education act in the interest of “new – not recycled – representation and leadership” when deciding how to fill the vacancy created by Trustee James Vanderbilt’s elevation to ...

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