Gladstone, MI asked in Education Law for Michigan

Q: Our public school for some reason had a clickable icon on a teachers classroom computer that said our daughter was

Adopted without our permission. Our daughter didn't know(7th grade) and the teacher didn't know what the icon was for. She opened it up and before she could close it our daughter saw it said adopted. We had a meeting with principal and he blamed it on secretary. Is there lawful action to take?

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Brent T. Geers
Brent T. Geers
  • Grand Rapids, MI
  • Licensed in Michigan

A: A most unfortunate way for your daughter to find out; I'm sorry. I'm not sure there is any lawful action you could take against the school or teacher, for what sounds to be an inadvertent action. I think you did the right thing in meeting with the principal to express your concerns.

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