On this month’s The Conversation, Ben Austin of Parent Revolution chats with Editor RiShawn Biddle about the battle between parents at Desert Trails Elementary School and the Adelanto School District, discusses how Parent Trigger laws can help families play real decision-making roles in education; and opines on the reasons behind the opposition to Parent Power laws from education traditionalists and skepticism from Beltway reformers.

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