Can the New York State Department of Education force a private, religious school to learn secular subjects when the school in question receives no state or federal funding and doesn't award diplomas to its graduates?
If possible, I'd like to know which laws are relevant in such... Read more »
If you are looking for a New York license, you need to follow the requirements. A "school" can be unregulated, like a religious school that meets on weekends. But if you are looking for the school to satisfy the education requirement that kids be in school, you need State licensing.
Entire graduating class of 2018 plus graduates from previous years have complained about the gap between how our program is marketed and what is actually delivered. Meetings with the department chair resulted in inadequate change. A group meeting with the Provost, (who promised confidentiality),... Read more »
It can possibility involve elements of both types of law. A starting point could be a consultation with an attorney who could examine the promises or representations made by the school and their legitimacy. But these types of matters could possibly involve extensive discovery, which could be...Read more »
You have an unsafe workplace. If your union won't do anything about it I suggest you contact a member of the NYState Trial Lawyers Assn who handles employment issues. You may have to try a number. Try the National Employment Law Project: https://www.nelp.org/
We moved here 2 months ago and our kids are doing great in schools. We applied for the vaccine exemptions as we have the last 9 years and we were denied because the school district claims we weren't sincere in our religious beliefs. The system in place to appeal seems extremely legalistic. It... Read more »
This is exactly the type of situation where we are often hired on a small initial hourly retainer (atty = $180.00/hr and paralegal = $75.00/hr) of like $320 and we simply solve the issue for you. If it ends up in litigation you can get attorneys fees back, but I bet a few phone calls a letters and...Read more »
He think I shared my answer with other students, because my way of solving the math problems is similar to other students way, he don’t have prove that we cheated from each other and we didn’t cheat. I explained to him why we have the same solution because we studied together and we saw a... Read more »
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... 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...Read more »
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