My child is a senior this year, her school has sent out letters saying they wish to go cyber for the rest of the year March 30th. Our family is quarantined at the moment because we have family members who would not be able to survive the virus and the virus is close. Is it legal for my child’s... Read more »
Yes, the school is within its legal rights to disseminate education to its students through online learning. Requiring students to attend school, in person, could put more students at risk than necessary, so providing online education would not violate any laws.
As an initial matter, libel consists of the written word, whereas slander is the spoken word. Whether its' libel or slander, they require the information to be false. The defense to a libel or slander lawsuit is the truth. To answer your other question, yes, you can tell stories of people by...Read more »
Generally, schools define "absence" as including not being physically present AND being late after a certain number of days. All schools are different, but many schools will use consistent tardies as being absent. If your child is consistently tardy (even by a few minutes), then, yes,...Read more »
It depends. In theory, he should be enrolled in the school where you, as parent/guardian lives. Since your living situation is temporary, however, he could probably remain in the school district he's in. There are many circumstances that could affect the decision as to whether you're a...Read more »
It depends on the context in which the information is given. If the teacher is telling students this as a suggestion or an option of something they can do, it more than likely would not violate any laws. If the teacher is requiring or mandating students to pray, then the teacher would probably in...Read more »
Past meetings with the Principal, Superintendant and School board were a waste of time. Lots of denials despite them knowing the truth. We finally received his school records which document the Violations, being out of compliance with 504 accomendations and the nurse admitted to making him take a... Read more »
In Pennsylvania they would have to consent to the recording. If the school is bringing their lawyer, you should have yours. Otherwise, after the meeting, do a follow up email with all the people in the meeting included in the email, confirming everything that was stated and agreed upon. This will...Read more »
Yes, this would be assault. Assault is when someone either attempts to cause or actually causes bodily injury. Sometimes, a person can be charged with assault and then the prosecutor will reduce the charge down to harassment but to answer your question, yes, this would be an assault. As far as...Read more »
You would be prohibited from getting a conceal/carry permit. That charge has a grading that ranges from Misdemeanor 1 to a Felony 3, depending on the injuries. Based on federal law, if convicted, you would have committed an "unlawful act," since it's punishable by more than one...Read more »
No. If a student is receiving Title 1 services, that means they may be at risk of failing, which could affect the Title 1 money the school receives from the federal government. In order for a child to be identified as qualifying for special education services, a school would have to notify the...Read more »
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