Via @FundEducationFL: "Ultimately, the 12 Senate Democrats and 8 maverick Republicans banded together to defeat the bill. The vote represented a stinging loss for Senate leadership — and for [Jeb] Bush’s education agenda. Parent activist Colleen Wood called it a win for moms and dads. 'This shows that the love Florida parents have for their children is stronger than any amount of money that can be put into a lobbying campaign,' she said."
Tense fight over ‘parent trigger’ bill ends in defeat for supporters – Florida – MiamiHerald.com
The Florida Senate defeated a hot-button proposal that would have allowed parents to demand changes at low-performing schools, including having them converted into charter schools.