There are attorneys who handle education law. Speak with one in your area. [I litigate cases. Anything posted here must not be construed as legal advice, nor as grounds for forming an attorney-client relationship. You should seek an attorney for formal legal advice and representation.]
Parents have several different options for their children's schooling in California, some of which do not require "state testing." Speak with a local attorney regarding your options. [I litigate cases. Anything posted here must not be construed as legal advice, nor as grounds for...Read more »
He’s been touched in private areas now teacher making him feel not worth living has suicidal ideation I asked for help with principal,school police, superintendent and the city mayor and all say my son needs to learn to deal with other people not liking him not any care about his mental state I... Read more »
I am so sorry to hear about your sons sexual assault. That is horrible. It's even worse when it involves a person who is in a position of trust like a teacher. Contact one of the attorneys on this forum for a free consultation. Most of us accept cases throughout the state including Jurupa...Read more »
Fairly broad question, but generally, when the Supreme Court (or lower courts within the circuit) decide a case that involves federal law -- such as the United States Constitution -- the court applies it to the state-level as well.
This a civics question. The state courts have appellate courts; in CA, the highest state court is the California Supreme Court. State appellate law dictates state law issues (related to the state constitution, statutes, regulations, etc.), unless the United State Supreme Court speaks on a given...Read more »
I am a disabled adult american with Autism Spectrum Disorder. I was never put in contact with anyone at the school district I worked at to set up proper accommodations for me. I don't know what I should do about this, I am afraid of being blacklisted in retaliation or something.
Get a doctor's note indicating the restrictions you have related to performing your normal job, as well as any suggestions the doctor has for accommodations that could be provided by the school district that would allow you to continue to perform your job. Present that note to the district....Read more »
Possibly. The school may have breached its duty to deal with the bullying. However, the causation is likely a factor here -- because the attack on the child was not the direct result of the school's possible negligence.
Disabled child was verbally(shouted), physically (minor bruises), emotionally (threatened), psychologically (traumatized/scared), and sexually harassed (forceful inappropriate touch in private area with evil intention to cause harm) by a teacher, and bullied (injured in private area), ridiculed and... Read more »
My school’s dress code says “Student clothing must NOT portray, promote, advertise, or glamorize… religious belief, gender, gender orientation…”. If I wanted to wear a shirt that says “A woman is a biological adult female” (which I know is controversial) because it is my belief... Read more »
If you are serious about challenging the school's new dress code, I suggest you discuss the idea with your parents first, and see if they will support you. Don't do anything that goes against your parents' principles. It is always a good idea...Read more »
My daughter did not attend school last year due to severe mental health issues. After intensive therapy and rehab she is now ready to go back but her district won't enroll her because she missed the while last year. Can they do that?
All students in California are mandated to be enrolled in/receive education from ages 6-18 and this education must be provided by the local school district, generally, where they live unless they were suspended or expelled or attend another entity (private school, etc.).
My child broke her arm at recess. Went to the nurse, was given and ice pack and sent to class. We were not notified of the injury. Once we picked her up we saw she was crying. She told us she fell at school and her arm really hurts. As soon as we saw it we could tell it was swollen. School denies... Read more »
You might have some valid claims but schools have a lot of immunity. If the school not calling you made her injuries much worse then you might have a good case for damages... but if the delay by a few hours didn't make her injuries worse then the "damages" might not be worth...Read more »
The question is with dual diagnose and the school not affording me a proper rep for my iep, what can be done and now they are forcing me to Trauancy hearing before a judge and all this is just retailation from last October aganist school.
More information is needed, including WHAT your IEP entails and WHO you believe is not involved that should be included. You should not post any further details publicly, and I recommend you contact a qualified admin. law attorney who can provide you with a Free Consultation to explore your rights,...Read more »
Quite recently I became aware of my estranged husband using my POA without my knowledge. He opened CC accounts and got my daughter 30K+ in student loans. I have no proof she was aware of its origins, but I believe she knew something because she halted all communication with me at the same time this... Read more »
You don't provide complete details on the POA, and whether it was limited, durable, etc. But assuming the POA was still valid, and that it included the power to open accounts on your behalf, then him being estranged doesn't all of a sudden remove the POA.
My son is 7 and is undergoing testing in school for disabilities and by his main pediatrician. He's been acting up at school more and more and he told me kids have been bullying him and hitting him and calling him names every day. During lunch time on Thursday I went to check up on him and... Read more »
You need an advocate for your son. There are lawyers who concentrate on education issues, especially for children like your son. Do your search in and around the bay area, where you live, and you will find those special attorneys who devote themselves to helping parents like you. They are out...Read more »
The other girl pushed first and it was a group of girls beating my daughter me and my older daughter arrived and got on the bus to get my daughter when the other girl attacked my older daughter and in self defense she fought back i yelked to ither girl get off her so she didnt listen so i told my... Read more »
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 »
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