FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 11, 2015
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Former State Senate Majority Leader Gloria Romero has joined the California Policy Center as its Director of Education Reform
Sacramento – Gloria Romero, founder of the California Center for Parent Empowerment, is one of the strongest Democratic voices in the country advocating for expanding educational opportunities for all children, particularly those who are trapped in chronically under-performing public schools. In 2010, she co-authored and led the charge to pass the historic Parent Empowerment Act (also known as Parent Trigger), which gives parents greater control over their children’s educational futures.
Mark Bucher, California Policy Center president, said, “Gloria is a tireless fighter trying to fix one of the biggest injustices of our time – that tens of thousands of children are getting sub-standard schooling simply because the educational establishment cares more about preserving their own power than they do about improving children’s futures. We’re excited she’ll be leading our education policy efforts at the state and local levels.” Continue reading