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,... Read 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,...Read 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... Read 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...Read 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... Read 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....Read 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... Read 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... Read 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...Read 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...Read 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... 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... 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 »
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