parent trigger http://blog.wlrn.org en Jeb Bush Is Sticking To His Guns On Parent Trigger Bill http://blog.wlrn.org/post/jeb-bush-sticking-his-guns-parent-trigger-bill The Foundation for Florida&#8217;s Future isn&#8217;t giving up on the<a href="http://stateimpact.npr.org/florida/tag/parent-trigger/"> parent trigger bill</a>. Thu, 02 May 2013 22:48:01 +0000 Gina Jordan 13442 at http://blog.wlrn.org Lawmaker Warns Parent Trigger Bill Confuses Empowerment With Involvement http://blog.wlrn.org/post/lawmaker-warns-parent-trigger-bill-confuses-empowerment-involvement <p></p> Fri, 12 Apr 2013 15:50:27 +0000 Gina Jordan 12339 at http://blog.wlrn.org Lawmaker Warns Parent Trigger Bill Confuses Empowerment With Involvement Patricia Levesque Is A Powerful Force Behind School Choice In Florida http://blog.wlrn.org/post/patricia-levesque-powerful-force-behind-school-choice-florida Patricia Levesque runs two foundations created by former Florida Gov. Mon, 08 Apr 2013 20:00:00 +0000 Gina Jordan 12088 at http://blog.wlrn.org Parent Trigger Supporters Try To Debunk 'Misconceptions' About The Bill http://blog.wlrn.org/post/parent-trigger-supporters-try-debunk-misconceptions-about-bill Supporters of <a href="http://stateimpact.npr.org/florida/2012/01/25/explaining-floridas-parent-trigger/">the parent trigger bill</a> held a briefing with reporters today near the Capitol.<p>The briefing was hosted by Patricia Levesque, executive director of the <a href="http://www.foundationforfloridasfuture.org/">Foundation for Florida’s Future.</a> The foundation was created by former Gov. Jeb Bush.<p>The group is staunchly behind proposed legislation titled <a href="http://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2013/0867">Parent Empowerment in Education (SB862/HB867)</a>. Tue, 26 Mar 2013 20:41:20 +0000 Gina Jordan 11475 at http://blog.wlrn.org Florida Legislative Leaders Say This Is The Year For The Parent Trigger Bill http://blog.wlrn.org/post/florida-legislative-leaders-say-year-parent-trigger-bill <a href="http://stateimpact.npr.org/florida/tag/parent-trigger/">The parent trigger bill is back</a>, and House Speaker Will Weatherford thinks it has a good chance of passing this year.<p><a href="https://twitter.com/willweatherford/status/301760446564798464">He even tweeted about it shortly</a> after the bill was filed.<p>&#8220;It’s great public policy. It empowers families. It empowers parents, gives them the choices that they need,&#8221; Weatherford told StateImpact Florida. Thu, 14 Feb 2013 22:37:09 +0000 Gina Jordan 9444 at http://blog.wlrn.org