Can a school district require students with disabilities to wear a face mask to attend school? Even with a doctors note stating they can not wear a mask due to their health/disability? What about for bus transportation? Can the school tell the student they can not ride the school bus if they... Read more »
This is a complex issue. There are a number of variables which haven't been addressed, such as the age of the student; whether the student can be or has been vaccinated against Covid19; and what exactly is the nature of the student's disability. Without knowing what these variables are,...Read more »
A teacher has displayed incompetence as well as a multitude of inappropriate attitudes such as intimidation. Does this teacher have to be included in all discussions relating to the changing of the grade? Are there scenarios where this doesn't apply? Can the teacher be included in the... Read more »
Although a teacher must be given an opportunity to offer comment and evidence in support of their grade, the actual grade appeal process often proceeds completely through written submissions. It isn't necessarily the case that you will have to present your side of the story in a face-to-face...Read more »
School districts are required to provide students on IEPs a free appropriate public education. You would have the burden of proving that your child requires the PHP or IOP in order to access his/her education.
Are you doing a homework assignment, or just curious about dress code laws? You have asked perhaps 8 questions all about various aspects of an employer's or school's right to enforce certain dress codes. The diversity of the factual bases for your questions suggest this is not about a...Read more »
In MA, it would be the child unless parents have guardianship. The statute of limitations under IDEA is only 2 years, so depending on the facts (including when you knew or should've known there was an IDEA violation) you may only be able to go back to 2018. I would highly recommend...Read more »
I attended a private Christian High School in California between the years 2006 and 2008, a few years later I learned that those who attended that high school did not receive valid high school diplomas in the state of California. Two people that attended this school confirmed that they had to go... Read more »
Possibly. It depends on what the school represented its status was while you were attending. If it said you were going to receive a valid HS diploma, this would be fraud. You could be entitled to a refund of tuition or the cost of obtaining a GED.
My son was misdiagnosed with supposed symptoms of COVID-19™. The district nurse said my son complained of a headache after running around with a mask on. A different student in her care complained about a sore throat.
The nurse crossed out 'bad headache' took my son's... Read more »
With schools just starting to re-open and pressures on districts from Parents regarding both health concerns for safety and getting the students back in school, the schools are going to be over cautious to be sure that any student with even a hint of a symptom is thoroughly vetted. If you think...Read more »
Interesting question. Answer: It depends on how the teacher presents the discussion about the religion, and there is no limit on what students can talk about among themselves. If the teacher's presentation is for the purpose of discussing a different type of religion, or sensitizing students...Read more »
Since schools have been moved to online and we are not physically going to school, can a 17 year old work more than 4 hours on a Monday? My boss doesn't know for sure but my school did provide a new work permit providing new hours, but my boss would like to make sure its legal before he takes... Read more »
There have been no changes to the laws related to minors working that have come about as a result of the Covid situation. Therefore, the same limitation on the number of hours a minor can work apply now as before.
Your boss needs to get specific, confidential advice from his attorney, not...Read more »
In a specific situation, a friend of mine who's finally said something about what they had to endure in their seventh grade year. This was about two years ago. What had happened was that their bag which contained their Hmong cultural clothes and very clearly had her name on it was stolen by... Read more »
First, the person who was wronged needs to post for themselves, otherwise this is just an "I am curious" posting. Claims against public agencies are subject to a requirement for the presentation of an administrative claim usually within 180 days, of injury. Since this happened two years...Read more »
Hi, I’m just wondering recently I’ve been going to a technical school and we had to complete certain things in the class to get our certification but since covid happend the school was forced to close and we weren’t able too, and when I had talked to the counselor about it even though I was... Read more »
Read your contract. Take it to an attorney specializing in Education Law or Business Law and have him review it as to your rights. If you are not satisfied, file in Small Claims Court. This is essentially a breach of contract, you may be able to get your money back, it depends what the contract...Read more »
Private school won't give me refund for my child's language class due to closure since March. They switched to online class, but the teacher didn't contact us prior so we couldn't attend online class, even if we can I don't feel as if the teacher was capable of teaching... Read more »
Make sure you have put your request for a refund in writing, which will be evidence. File in Small Claims (up to $10,000) and take your case before a judge. There are a lot of posts on this question, and no sure answer. Be sure to review your contract with the school.
As many student are concern here is that we know in our part 141 flight school is qurentining the student that have it might have the COVID19 in their room but no information are given out to the other healthy student so that we can be more aware ourself.
We considered something similar to that issue some time ago in this post which might guide your research. https://www.studentmisconduct.com/news/what-happens-if-i-tell-my-school-that-i-tested-positive-for-coronavirus-or-covid-19
I am using this for educational matter. A professor left me a telephone voicemail message. Then have dismissed me. I am currently writing an appeal and wondering if I can using and voicemail as an evidence
I am not aware of any prohibition against using the voicemail message as evidence. Wiretap recordings are prohibited because they are made without the knowledge of at least one party to the conversation, but a voicemail is deliberately and knowingly left on a recording device. It is the same as if...Read more »
It depends, on the terms of your contract and the CBA or MOU with the teacher's union for the district. So much more information is needed that it is not possible to provide a more definitive answer. As a member of the teacher's union, you can file a grievance if you believe the...Read more »
Please remember this is a public forum and you could be posting things today that you regret tomorrow. Sorry to hear that you are having these problems. Your actual question: "Can I get a job still?" cannot be answered with the information you provided, and it calls for predicting the...Read more »
All of a sudden The shelter island that started requiring that all my belongings and my persons be searched by one of their security guards before entering the premises this is my legal residence address on my ID and I have to be searched before I come home that doesn't seem legal to me and... Read more »
I don't think think so. You are a guest of the property owner, who can set whatever limits they want on those persons they allow to reside on their property. You say it is a shelter. So the owners apparently want to assure themselves that no guests can bring any kind of contraband onto their...Read more »
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