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Reading, Writing and Reform (California / Trigger Law) #989390

CBS Evening News for Friday, Dec 24, 2010
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(Studio: Anthony Mason) Report introduced.

(Compton, California: Ben Tracy) California's new parent trigger law, which allows parents to take over a failing school, featured; details given about the fight over McKinley Elementary in Compton, California, where parents signed a petition to make it a charter school. [Parent Shemika MURPHY†- says we just want a better education for our children.] [Parent Teacher Assn. Lee FINNIE†- comments on claims of misleading and lying.] [Parent Marlene ROMERO†- says her son said he hated her because of what she’s doing.] [Former head of Washington, DC schools Michelle RHEE††- says when parents get involved you can’t create a hostile environment.] [McKinley teacher David GILMER†- says we’re a great school on the mend.]

Mason, Anthony;
Tracy, Ben

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