My agreement specifically stipulates that my ex-wife pays for private school tuition if BOTH of us agree to send our children there. My 13yo daughter now wants to attend the public school in the district in which I live. We have a 50/50 custody arrangement.
My daughter was recommended for top class two years in a row by the classroom teacher. We declined but found that last year was not challenging for her. Now that we want to try the top class they are saying no. Can we force it?
It happened at my school. I'm a ELA teacher, and a kid jumped on anothers back. The other person, lets say his name is Mason and the jumper is Peyton. Mason swinged him into a table. No blood. No injury accept bruises. Peyton says he is going to report Mason to the office. Who's fault is it?
I am referring to an online film industry seminar that I chose to participate in.
The woman in charge says that the class can be written off for taxes entirely (and it’s expensive), but she’s from California and I’m from Pennsylvania. I have done some research after already entering... Read more »
See if they will let you out as they held it out as tax deductible and it's not. They should know better. You are paying bricks and mortar tuition for an online course. Request a termination in writing. Hard copy not just email. If they don't give it file a complaint with the consumer division of...Read more »
My son has failed the same grade for two years now and my children have missed 30 days most of which is not excused. Is this neglecting my kids. She has shut me out lies constantly. I have contacted the local district. What else can I do??
I suggest that you consult with an experienced family law attorney in the county where your children reside. It would seem that your recourse is to file to modify the custody order, perhaps even request custody, but it's hard to know whether that's something you can consider without being able to...Read more »
A few kids were hit with a dustpan by a teacher. The principal did an investigation but I don't know what the outcome was. I called the school district and was told someone would contact me in 24-72 hours, this was 4 days ago.
Technically that was a battery. However assuming that the physical injuries are relatively minor, depending on what was going on jurors may not be too impressed. A good starting place is the Education Law Center in Phialdelphia.
Contact the Education Law Center in Philadelphia & Harrisburg.Generally, you request an IEP. If the assessment you refer to was the IEP, your IEP should tell you about your appeal rights. In the meantime, there are programs such as the Center For Talented Youth that have advice in general.
Generally, schools define "absence" as including not being physically present AND being late after a certain number of days. All schools are different, but many schools will use consistent tardies as being absent. If your child is consistently tardy (even by a few minutes), then, yes, the school...Read more »
It depends. In theory, he should be enrolled in the school where you, as parent/guardian lives. Since your living situation is temporary, however, he could probably remain in the school district he's in. There are many circumstances that could affect the decision as to whether you're a resident...Read more »
It depends on the context in which the information is given. If the teacher is telling students this as a suggestion or an option of something they can do, it more than likely would not violate any laws. If the teacher is requiring or mandating students to pray, then the teacher would probably in...Read more »
I have a 2 year old daughter that lives with me and even though she's not old enough for school yet her father keeps saying she won't be going to the school closest to me. There is no custody arrangement her father just gets her when he wants to. So I want to know if he has a say in what school my... Read more »
Unless one parent has been awarded sole legal custody, both parents share legal custody of their children. Legal custody is the right to make important decisions that impact children regarding education, religion, and medical care. Thus you both have say in where your daughter attends...Read more »
I am 16, I know I'll need parental consent and I do have a job. I just want to know how you go about dropping out. Who all do you have to go through, what kind of paperwork needs to be done, and how long the process takes?
24 yr old community college student signed up for 4 online courses, but because of long-term terrible problems living with mother & father had to leave the family home to find an apartment. Thus she withdrew from school, but was not entitled to any refund. She received no instructional materials,... Read more »
Past meetings with the Principal, Superintendant and School board were a waste of time. Lots of denials despite them knowing the truth. We finally received his school records which document the Violations, being out of compliance with 504 accomendations and the nurse admitted to making him take a... Read more »
In Pennsylvania they would have to consent to the recording. If the school is bringing their lawyer, you should have yours. Otherwise, after the meeting, do a follow up email with all the people in the meeting included in the email, confirming everything that was stated and agreed upon. This will...Read more »
Yes, this would be assault. Assault is when someone either attempts to cause or actually causes bodily injury. Sometimes, a person can be charged with assault and then the prosecutor will reduce the charge down to harassment but to answer your question, yes, this would be an assault. As far as...Read more »
The children don't make the decisions - the parents do. Since the parents share legal custody, they're supposed to make the decision together. If they can't agree, then one of them is going to have to ask the court to make the decision for the family.
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