Recently, a Special Education Due Process Petition in North Carolina is filed for my daughter. In a response the school district's attorney basically makes like I am on trial. Makes me sound like I am "nuts" but none of the is related to the petition. I am ok with parts, objective... Read more »
I read somewhere that the principal is suppose to contact me an set up a meeting, but they never did. I've had a meeting almost every 3 months about my son's improvements, and they never once brought up his absences. I also read a story about a lady who's son had 16, but it got... Read more »
Actually Cheetos and sawdust.
answered on Oct 31, 2022
A North Carolina attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. Yes, it's illegal virtually anywhere in the U.S. as well as being actionable under civil law. Good luck
I was at university during the spring and once covid took over, I was online, it was difficult for me to resist the temptation to quickly get an answer. I tried my best to learn the material correctly but knowing I could just look it up made it difficult for me to learn properly. I blame covid... Read more »
answered on Jun 28, 2020
I don't have a direct answer at all. But, just so you get a sense for how school staff treat students involved in disciplinary actions (these mostly deal with a spectrum of sexual behaviors) check out all that I regularly blog about. You may well come out with a view that whether or not you... Read more »
I tried to report sexual assault incident at my former college. The police officers lied to me about several things and when I met with them for the last time they tired to blame me for being assaulted and them closing the case without giving me a way to submit evidence. When I tried to contact... Read more »
answered on May 18, 2020
It is a complicated question to answer and will depend on exactly what happened. However, in general, colleges are liable for sexual assault pursuant to Title IX where they were aware of the harasser's likely conduct or did not take sufficient steps to address reports of sexual assault.
answered on Mar 21, 2020
If it was a test setting, yes, because phones are equated with getting outside help. Good luck
answered on Nov 1, 2019
A North Carolina attorney familiar with education law, or an educational administrator could probably tell you. But your question remains open for three weeks. Don't drop out. You don't need an attorney to tell you that. Finish school and get a diploma, or things are so bad at your... Read more »
specifically, how long you were in school and what classes you took.
answered on Apr 24, 2019
It's generally 3 years full-time, or 4 years part-time at night. Some schools have accelerated programs. Depending on the institution, you take mandatory core courses that generally include contracts, torts, constitutional law, property law, criminal law, wills/trusts, legal writing,... Read more »
Im 15 and I have depression/Anxiety and I cant handle school anymore I really want to get out of school but i dont want to get taken away or get into trouble and I love my parents so I dont want them to get in trouble eaither. Is there something they could do to get me out of school without any... Read more »
answered on Apr 1, 2019
You have to wait until you are 16 to make one of the worst decisions of your life. Look into the possibility of home schooling.
My son us 7 years old.. They called me to let me know that xxx had touched a student inappropriately on the bus..they took the girls statement and his.. He got suspended they called the police and dss.. I don't know if this is normal or if they acted like he was a criminal. I really need... Read more »
answered on Nov 15, 2018
You need to not make any statements to police or DSS and lawyer up. You can likely thank that ridiculous #metoo movement for all the fuss over a 7 year old boy touching a girl on the bus but yes, if the girl's story can not be immediately and conclusively disproved, suspensions, police and... Read more »
The agreement is for post secondary educational expenses for an emancipated 19 year old/ 20 in October '18. Agreement was for a school that child is no longer attending. Has also moved out of a shared apartment. Moving home for now. The agreement was expenses for this specific school and... Read more »
answered on Sep 20, 2018
There is no way to accurately answer this question without reading the agreement and knowing a lot more facts about your situation, but I can tell you that if the agreement was signed by a judge in Indiana and entered in a court in Indiana then you definitely need an Indiana lawyer. If it's a... Read more »
answered on May 17, 2018
Technically, yes but if he still lives at home with you, then you can make him go to school if he is eligible to attend.
my sister told people at my school my dads number and told them to tell him what ti do during the day and stuff. The thing is my dad has no custody over me and i don't live in the same state as him. i want him out of my life. is there something i can do to involving the people spying on me,... Read more »
answered on Mar 8, 2018
As long as they are not violating any laws, it is perfectly legal for anyone to observe your public actions and report that to another person - there is nothing legal you can do to prevent it except stay in an enclosed private place 100% of the time. More likely than not, if this is something your... Read more »
answered on Feb 7, 2018
Depends what you mean by 'grabbed'. If you mean grabbed in its normal definition, then a teacher would normally and very rightfully do that usually due to one of two things 1) because the child is misbehaving and / or 2) to prevent the child from getting hurt. In either of those cases... Read more »
A student in North Carolina has been kicked out of his house at the age of 18. If he stays he's basically homeless. However, he has the option to go down to Florida where he can find help and a place of residency. His parents will not condone this. How can he transfer from the school he is in... Read more »
answered on Dec 4, 2017
He is 18, and an adult and has been kicked out - why would he care what his parents condone? They don't get to kick him out and then still control what he does.
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I came to the US on a track scholarship for school back in 2011 and finished in 2015. After graduating I didn't want to go... Read more »
answered on Oct 16, 2017
Contact your Designated School Official and ask them about reinstatement. It might be a weak application, but it is an option.
answered on Sep 17, 2017
Yes, unless you have "career" status as a teacher or administrator. Career status employees can only be terminated for specific types of conduct. Otherwise, employment with public school systems in North Carolina is "at-will."
Our 7 y.o. son was verbally and physically bullied at his school. We contacted his teacher, guidance counselor, Assistant Principal, Principal, Assistant Superintendent and the Superintendent. We also contacted the School Board. Over the 4+ months this occurred nothing seemed to get done. The... Read more »
answered on Jan 27, 2017
For starters you could request an IEP and get a better place. There's usually no great answer on bullying. There should be a center in NC that deals with education law issues. The Education Law Center in Philadelphia might have the names of some NC organizations or where you can go to get such... Read more »
what should i do? Will my license get revoked?
answered on Nov 2, 2016
Hire a traffic attorney like you should have done for the first two tickets and stop speeding.
I was doing work and the pledge came on and I was the only one sitting down. He called out my name and said that I must stand up and say the pledge. Is that legal?
answered on Nov 3, 2015
So you don't believe you owe allegiance to the United States? Are you perhaps a citizen of some other country?
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