of peanut butter sandwich from his classmate and ate a piece of it resulting in vomitting and school nurse had to give him epipen shot and send him to ER on a ambulance, is the school liable for the medical costs of the Ambulance ride and ER visit. The teachers and school nurse are aware of his nut... View More
The question is not so much education as damages. Does your son have an IEP and is there a designated peanut free area and was he at it? Before one can answer your question, those questions posed would need to be answered. Sorry
This question only contains enough information to advise that this person needs to meet with and hire a NJ attorney who specializes in civil rights law. An attorney needs to read that letter if it is a "right-to-sue" letter, Title VII claims must be filed 90 days from the date the...View More
I got a call from my daughter's school. They told me that my 7 year old daughter was having an episode. That she was hitting staff and going crazy. They said that they had to use restraints, call the police, and had the school go into a shelter-in-place. They also called an ambulance telling... View More
In a word, no. You have not stated any damages aside from an afternoon of convenience. Aee you requiring the attention of a therapist? Most likely the school will have sovereign immunity as to negligently advising the wrong parent.
My son has autism and the guidance counselor said that my son made a "comment" that led up to cps getting involved. My son doesn't speak well nor does he understand a lot. Teacher has been making small complaints about my son since September about him not participating, not doing... View More
Federal law does not require employers to offer any form of paid time off - you need only be paid for the hours you actually work. Thus, employers have a lot of discretion regarding changes to PTO policies. However, if you have an employment contract with the school, you should see if any language...View More
The answer is it depends on the facts of the case but if a parent was required to be present at all times, then a guidance counselor would not be able to speak to any child. If your child has been charged or you think he/she may be charged with something, setup a consultation with a lawyer. It...View More
My son is classified OHI and has an IEP. His teacher thought he was under the influence because he was exhibiting erratic behaviors. he was sent out to be drug tested, it came back negative. To prevent this from happening again, and to find out the complete story, I would like to speak with the... View More
She was given a school-issued Chromebook in September, when she started high school. Due to the pandemic, I kept all 3 of my kids virtual. Her particular Chromebook would not stay connected to my home wifi and she would use her personal laptop to log into school. On the days she used her laptop,... View More
You didn’t specify, but if you’ve got a court date, I assume you (and your daughter) are facing a truancy charge. That can be treated as a disorderly persons offense (NJ’s term for misdemeanor), and while the fine is low, it’s still not something you’d want to have on your background,...View More
Original debt is $2500. Has received more than $3800 in payments via state tax returns and has not released lien on School Transcript and still claims I owe despite paying over $3800. Has not given any paperwork related to my file despite repeated request. Was condescending when requested and even... View More
Your situation would have to be determined in an in person consultation and review of all relevant documents. Depending on what is learned from that, you MAY have a cause of action under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. Sometimes a simple but strong letter from an experienced civil...View More
Only 1 teacher has agreed to work with my daughter to correct her grade. She was doing well before having to work on-line. She was not aware her teachers were not receiving her assignments and discussions thru the college system Blackboard. She received check-marks and assumed that meant she was... View More
At this point, you may be better off reaching out to attorneys in the Education Law section (or attorneys you find on your own) instead of continuing to wait for a reply. If your daughter has academic advisors who are sympathetic, it could be worthwhile to reach out to them to discuss as well....View More
My stepson called DYFS and they now have an open case. This man went on and beat her and ended up in jail for DV. She initially filed a restraining order to boot. She then reneged and continued the relationship with him. He convinced her to drop the order and her charges. The state of NJ still has... View More
This is not an Education Law Question. This should be in Family Law and/or Criminal Law. Education deals with School districts, tenure etc. Please re-post in proper group to get a proper and accurate response.
I asked the student to collaborate with me to write up an article and submit it to an educational journal. She said it was her property and no, she didn't want me to use her idea. There was a similar lesson online. I researched the idea and elaborated greatly. Does she have the right to... View More
This question was recently asked and I posted the following: Your question involves the application of binding vs non binding authority and primary vs secondary authority. The District Court will look at the other state case, if there is no prior case on with the same facts and rules applicable in...View More
Your question involves the application of binding vs non binding authority and primary vs secondary authority. The District Court will look at the other state case, if there is no prior case on with the same facts and rules applicable in their District. Attorneys raise such cases (from outside...View More
My ex husband lied on school record forms claiming he had sole custody of our daughter he used us to enroll her in a new . The school policy is that they are supposed to share information with both parents. I had provided them with a copy of the court order stating we share custody. They... View More
Unless you hire a good lawyer who will read the fine lines of the entire contract you may be stuck with either having to complete the course and pay for it, or renege on the contract and possibly still have to pay for the course never taken.
Investing a few hundred dollars to have an...View More
Student absenteeism can lead to low academic achievement, dropping out of school, delinquency and gang involvement. School districts that have established multi-systemic approaches and policies pertaining to student absenteeism typically experience fewer numbers of dropouts and a greater number of...View More
I would like to get an appeal and take this to trial if I could, because I wasn’t really aware what PTI was and I didn’t know that the conviction or charge would still show up as active on my record. I’ve been denied 3 jobs now, and kicked out of school because of this which I believe is... View More
Your best bet is to hire a private attorney to take the case to trial because sounds like the public defender's office doesn't feel that they want to spend their time taking your case to trial for whatever reason. If you have a budget for a private attorney then that's your best bet. Good luck!
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