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0 Answers | Asked in Civil Litigation, Education Law, Criminal Law and Juvenile Law for Texas on
Q: Can a public school search students without probable cause?

I went to North Dallas High school and I had my first class in the portables and one day they called the Dallas police and lined up everyone that went to class in the portables. They searched everyone because they said since we had our first class outside in the portables we "might be able to... Read more »

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Q: Is there an equivalent PA law to the New Hampshire Law RSA 197:2 ?

the New Hampshire law deals with calling a vote from the community to adjust school board rules.

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Q: If my School Board has adopted and approved English Curriculum, can they ban the books within that approved curriculum?

My board has approved two curriculums for English (HS). They require that any book to be used, even if it is in the approved curriculum, be presented for approval. A book has been denied that is in both of the adopted curriculums.

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Q: If I got deported and left my doughters with my ex sister in law and now I want them to visit me do I have the right

They us citizens I got custody over them..i just gave a powerbof attorney to theyre aunt which has them at the moment I juss want my doughters to visit me and then go back but theyre aunt is just not letting it happen what can I do?

0 Answers | Asked in Education Law for Alabama on
Q: Is a cover school required for Alabama homeschooling?

I tried to withdraw my 16 year old daughter from high school to homeschool, only to be told that I had to put her in a cover school or truancy would be sent. Looking up my rights as a parent found that was not the AL law. Just had the truancy hearing and the judge stated that cover school is the... Read more »

3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Education Law for Michigan on
Q: Can I press charges against our board of education and have them criminally prosecuted under this statue? MCL 380.1307b
Michael Zamzow
Michael Zamzow answered on Sep 17, 2021

Adding to Mr. Geers response. MCL 380.1307b together with 380.1312 is part of the prohibition on corporal punishment. And a person who has allegedly been subjected to the wrongful act, would likely raise these statutes in their civil complaint.

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Q: Can public school courses require large fees?

My concern is with the Fayetteville Bulldog marching band in Arkansas. They require many things of students that make me wonder about legality. This is after all a public school course, not an extracurricular.

-They charge thousands of dollars in fees, with the opportunity to fundraise at... Read more »

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Q: How is it possible to get emancipated when your already over the age of emancipation? i am 18.

im 18 and supposedly need to be emancipated but the age of emancipation is 17 and lower. So technically I am an adult and i live away from my parent so i dont know why i need to be emancipated when im already gone from home and work everyday

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Q: When Looking at tn code annotated 49-1-302 and 49-6-3004 is there a max limit on number of kids in a single class?

My sons class has 26 kids. (2nd grade). I am being told it's fine because the average of k-3 doesn't exceed 25. The way I understood it was that the average of k-3 couldn't exceed 20 and the max of each individual class couldn't exceed 25. Thank you for your time.

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Q: Is this law in IL? 2009 New Hampshire StatutesTITLE XV — EDUCATION (Includes Chapters 186 - 200-M) CHAPTER 195 — COOP

I'm trying to locate if this law applies in IL regarding calling a special meeting of school board & Petitioning?

Here's the one in New Hampshire: 2009 New Hampshire Statutes

TITLE XV — EDUCATION (Includes Chapters 186 - 200-M)

CHAPTER 195 — COOPERATIVE... Read more »

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Q: Why would a school official tell me my child can’t drop out when she turns 18? Have laws changed or something?

Not that i WANT her to but she is talking about this a lot bc she has learning disabilities and mental health barriers. The school only seems interested in talking to me about her attendance/failures, Accolades or brainstorming, not so much.

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