Must there be a team meeting on the student and change or will a signed paper from the parent suffice? Which is more powerful, the principal or IEP? Can a teacher be written up for following the IEP over the directive from the administrator?
An IEP can only be changed at a noticed meeting. Failure to follow the IEP is the improper act. Following it cannot be overruled by a principal. A principal can, like any committee member, call a CSE meeting.
Benadryl and Xanax were found in my son's school bag a couple of months ago. He gave a Xanax pill to another student outside school early on. The school is now charging him for possessing and distributing controlled substance. However, the school failed to give students the School District's... Read more »
I was talking to this kid online, confronting him on things that he does. He starts saying that I’m harassing him. This was all online, off school campus, not during school hours, and it was all on my personal phone. Now I want to know if the school can actually punish me for that. I literally... Read more »
Possibly. A frequently used definition of cyberbullying is "an aggressive, intentional act or behavior that is carried out by a group or an individual, using electronic forms of contact, repeatedly and over time against a victim who cannot easily defend him or herself," but there are many...Read more »
I'm a high school junior who is lacking in motivation and struggling academically. I am strongly considering leaving school behind in order to pursue several other opportunities. I turned 16 years old on September 19th, 2017. Am I allowed to drop out at this time, or am I compelled to finish the... Read more »
i had a justified reason to withdraw from college but the college says it didnt recognize the withdrawal i did because due to what kind of withdrawal i did at the time i applied for it. They are saying that i couldve took an medical leave of absence and i would have to sign extra paperwork with... Read more »
The letter is from a law firm representing a school district superintendent. After a meeting in which she invited me into her office, she sent a letter saying that she was fearful and that I threatened her staff. I did neither of these things, and in fact waited politely while the secretary... Read more »
I finished graduate school and upon entering the program the site mentioned how they had graduates who had these certain jobs in the field and how some went on with further education to get more advanced positions. After the first semester we found out we were the 2nd class for this program and... Read more »
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