Parent Trigger ‘Pilot Project’ In Columbus Has No Takers

Improving low performing public schools is a problem that has troubled educators and parents for decades.

This year, Ohio is trying a new tactic – allowing for parents to take over a troubled school.

Under a ‘pilot project’ set by Ohio lawmakers, nearly two dozen Columbus City schools are eligible for the so-called ‘parent trigger’ option.

With an end of year deadline approaching the state’s largest district has not received a parent petition.

(Read more at StateImpact Ohio)