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)