if a child throws a rock and it hits a vehicle while the child is at school and under school supervision, the school district is typically responsible for the cost of the damages. This is because the school district has a duty to supervise its students and to take reasonable steps to prevent them...View More
My niece was humiliated at her school’s lunch, given a list of people who dislike her, and was told to kill herself. She then had a breakdown immediately following and the school had to send her to the hospital where she was referred to a child’s psychiatric unit in Tulsa, OK. I was told she... View More
There have been cases of juveniles prosecuted for bullying a person to death. The schools will do something in their control to discipline these children, but there's a good chance they won't contact the police or Child Services in an attempt to minimize the exposure. If they don't,...View More
The parent can ask - but there isn't anything requiring the refund. There is no federal law, and most states classify the donation as a gift and therefore no longer the property of the person giving the donation, and thus not required to be returned. However, if the funds were donated with...View More
She is a straight A. student but lacks athletic ability so it causes other kids to not want to include her and get made fun of so she doesnt like school anymore. P.E. class shouldnt cause kids to feel this way. I dont see this class being necessary for her. She is in 5th grade and has loved school... View More
Federal law does not require public schools to provide physical education, but many states do. Below is from 2010, so guidance may have changed. https://www.shapeamerica.org/advocacy/son/2010/upload/Oklahoma-profile.pdf
"Oklahoma mandates at least 60 minutes of physical education per...View More
Let say a 17 year old girl runaway from home cause her home is toxic and she can’t handle everyone around making her feel like the bad guy and that the girl has mental health issues that are being neglected or ignored
As with most all things, this would depend on the specific facts of what happened. This is one of those issues where to get a reliable answer you will need to have a detailed consultation with an attorney. The attorney will want to review all of the facts and also ask questions to get to the...View More
My still husband just found out that there is a mask mandate at our daughters school. He now refuses to send her to school for religious reasons ("do not fear") and wants her to be home schooled by him. I want her to go to school! I am working 40 hrs/week and can not homeschool her. Since... View More
Bottom line: if you cant come to an agreement and you feel strongly enough about going to school you will need to do whatever it takes to hire an attorney so you can seek a court order directing that the child attend school. I wish you the vest of luck with your case.
It would depend on the code of conduct, or the administrative rules within your school. It is not a criminal action less they intend to charge your child with public intoxication. Without some type direct evidence, I would be troubled by their conclusion, but there may be no recourse without...View More
We have went to court and the judges granted her another 30 days to come up with evidence against me on medical neglect in education and so far in the 30 day she is took my kids to doctors and now she is not trying to give me my visitation my kids do not wanna be there my oldest daughter has been... View More
Well I was recently banned from visiting a high school for speaking to a student and using a curse word. Not speaking vulgarity at the student but using it in a story. The head principal heard me and instead of letting me explain decided to issue me a trespass warning. He would not let me defend... View More
Parents were not contacted, verified to be home nor did they give prior consent to anyone at school to dismiss her early & drive her 10 miles home. Not under arrest. What if she had been injured in accident en route?
I received a truancy ticket for leaving my campus for lunch underage. But when i reviewed my ticket and my date of birth is incorrect and if i was born on that date it would be legal for me to leave the campus so is my ticket invalid or not.
he wants to move out, to a friends, or an apartment, am i legally responsible for him? he still has two years of school left to graduation, he currently is employed. he wants to finish school at this point.
I am a highschool student in oklahoma. Our school has instituted a random drug testing program for all students participating in extracurricular activities. But upon turning in our forms consenting to be tested, we were charged a fee, is this legal?
To home school children, there must be some form of approval and review. If this is being done without any proper paperwork in place or at least in the process, the children and foster parents could be subjected to truancy laws.
It depends on who is asking for those records and why. Generally, a university does not have to admit you unless you provide all the academic information it requests. If you make a false statement on your application, you may be disciplined academically or subject to civil liability.
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