Yes. An 18 year old is an adult and can move where he or she pleases. As long as they remain in high school, you are legally required to put a roof over their head if they want it, but they are not required to stay.
The counselors at your school should be able to tell you what the guidelines in your district or county are. It may be as much a personal decision as one of regulations so far as staying in school goes. No one is going to drag you at gunpoint to finish school should you make the decision to drop...Read more »
You can certainly be expelled for something that isn’t in the handbook. They can’t possibly be expected to cover every possible action and most contain some catchall kind of phrase like “other conduct unbecoming of a student.” What are you accused of doing?
Under federal law, there are no restrictions on when and how much an employee may work once he or she turns 16. However, 16 and 17 year-old employees are restricted from performing certain hazardous jobs, such as operating heavy machinery or handling dangerous chemicals. Additionally, if an...Read more »
Yes, you can. You would need to transfer to an online school and provide your current school with the information needed to effectuate the transfer. Your parents may still have access to your education records if you are a dependent for tax purposes. Good luck--and make sure to finish!
I am a secretary at an Ohio High School and I often get 18 year old seniors who want to sign themselves in/out or to call themselves in sick without notifying a parent. Our school policy has always been that we must talk to a parent regardless if 18. I can't find anything on the ODE website... Read more »
Good question. Under federal law, educational rights (and responsibilities) transfer to the student when they turn 18, even if they are still in school. So a student can sign themselves out or report their own absences once they turn 18. However, an exception to this FERPA rule allows schools to...Read more »
First, there is no illegality for teachers of private schools in this scenario. Private schools and their teachers are typically not covered by student privacy laws. There may be school policies that prohibit the sharing of student identities online, but...Read more »
Because the community has decided to spend its money on busing for kids that can’t walk to school. The state of Ohio requires all community to offer this minimal bus service. Your local community could offer more. But all governments have to prioritize how they spend they’re money.
Hello! I am a university at a state school, in a highly competitive college/program. I am in my fourth and final year and will be graduating in May. I've had around 90% scholarship in my time here, with my junior year being fully covered, and my senior year as well... so I thought. I recently... Read more »
A university makes scholarship decisions. If they made a mistake and want their money back, they could withhold your diploma until repaid. You could get an attorney involved. That might delay things. You can use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain an attorney to review the facts and attend the...Read more »
So my dad just remarried a few years back and the house had became a terrible environment for me to live in. I get treated unfairly because my step siblings seem like they are the star of the show. They do things without permisson and get away with it but it would be totally different if it was me.... Read more »
The Statute of Limitations in special education matters is two years from when the parents "knew or should have known" about the violation(s), and the remedy is not limited to the two year period preceding the filing, rather the entire period of the violation may be remedied so long as a...Read more »
The summer visitation schedule begins as specified in the court's order. If not specific enough, or if it is silent on summer school, then the order might require mediation if you and he cannot agree, or you can file with the court for a modification. Consult your attorney or use the Find a...Read more »
my father is verbally abusive and is very manipulative to others. i want to move out of state to my fiances house with him. i would need to drop out to do this but do i need parental consent to drop out?
I did acid this weekend, and i was upset that i did it. So i wanted to go and talk to someone about it. I told my principal because she promised she wouldn’t tell anybody. As soon as i told her the story she said “what are the names of your friends” I said “I don’t know i forgot” then... Read more »
My son was 9 at the time and for show and tell brought a bb gun into school. He was expelled. But at the expulsion hearing they allowed him to return with a list of things to be completed. Such as good attendance, complete homework, check in every morning with the counselor, Take his meds etc etc... Read more »
The school can impose conditions on allowing re-enrollment. You can choose not to comply, but then find another school. Use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local attorney familiar with civil rights and school cases.
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