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LAUSD's outrageous 'parent trigger' suspension

To the editor: It's outrageous that the Los Angeles Unified School District thinks it's above the "parent trigger" law by suspending it for the upcoming school year. ("LAUSD says it's not subject to state's 'parent trigger' law this year," Aug. 14) In the letter to L.A. Unified granting a waiver from federal requirements, there was nothing that would condone or justify the circumvention of state law. Parent-trigger author Gloria Romero is rightfully livid, as this breach of public trust by district officials is in complete contradiction to the spirit of a law designed to give parents a voice. Parents don't have the luxury of...

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