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 didn't... Read 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...Read 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...Read 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... Read 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!
My parents never got married but my dad is married to someone else. First my dad and my step mom were giving me a hard time to get their taxes for school. My dad is now willing to give the school his taxes but he doesn’t want to pay for any of my tuition. My mom doesn’t mind helping me pay for... Read more »
I nearly died by drowning in middle school and the life guard didn’t rush to save me after screams on screams for help ..once my friend helped me to the side of the pool she walks over and says it’s not funny to play around! (im21 now) slowly the emotion impact changed my life. The... Read more »
If you had a cause of action, and I am not sure if you did, you needed to bring the action within 2 years of your 18th birthday. As you stated that you are 21, you have lost any action you might have had.
There is a specific statute that states that a student who misses more than 10% of the school year (or 18 unexcused absences) can lose all credit earned for that academic year. I'm looking for the exact text of that law under New Jersey Title 18A. I know it exists but I can't find it to save my... Read more »
compulsory education law (N.J.S.A. 18A:38-28 through 31) requires all children between the ages of 6-16 to attend school. The attendance regulations (N.J.A.C. 6A:16-7.6), require each district board of education to develop, adopt and implement policies and procedures regarding the attendance of...Read more »
He got his 2nd warning yesterday for pushing a student. He is extremely impulsive and cannot control himself. I read the aftercare's policy handbook and it said students can be terminated if physical towards other kids, but at the end of the handbook it states that they abide by the American... Read more »
It is always difficult to answer questions without knowing a particular child's full profile, but children with disabilities are protected from disability discrimination under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act as well as the Americans with Disabilities Act. I recently handled a case where the...Read more »
I am 18. And my mom keeps saying I can’t leave because I am in highschool and I don’t graduate until next year. She claims it’s a new law. She also stated if I were to call the cops and have a cop escort me out that they wouldn’t be able to because she has legal rights until I finish school.
Provided you have no disability that prevents you from understanding your legal rights, you can move out at 18 (but you cannot consume any alcohol until you're 21). But you and your mom should seek family counseling first. Also talk to your grandmother before leaving home. She may be able to help...Read more »
I am currently a student at RCNJ and have been kicked out the nursing program. The rule was you can only fail one science class in the program, and then you have to retake it, pass it, and then you can continue with the program. They created a new rule that counts anatomy as two sciences because it... Read more »
The school can change the rules when it sees fit to do so, as long as it is in compliance with State law. You need to see the handwriting on the wall and I'm sorry to tell you this, but you need to choose another field.
Every parent, guardian or other person having custody and control of a child between the ages of six and 16 years shall cause such child regularly to attend the public schools of the district or a day school in which there is given instruction equivalent to that provided in the public schools for...Read more »
At my high school the secretaries did not allow 18 year old students to sign themselves out of school to attend doctors appointments, college visits, or go home if you weren't feeling well. They required a parent or guardian to fax a note or to show up to the school to sign you out. Is this legal?... Read more »
During an actual evacuation in a public high school, a teacher was directed by administration to leave the building immediately. The teacher refused and continued to remain in the building to obtain an item.
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