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 petition...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.
There are circumstances in which parents must support a child after reaching 18, but unless the parents are appointed as legal guardian, an 18 year old can make his or her own decisions, and mistakes. If you move out, would you still have health insurance coverage, car insurance? Do you have...Read more »
When we split up I continued to allow him to keep them Mon through Friday for school. My situation was unsure of at that time I financially supported him all kids plus my two sisters for months then after he got a job I continued to financially support him and Kids with what ever he needed when I... Read more »
He can do a lot if the school and others don't bother to check, and if you don't take any legal action. Are they listed on his health insurance? Contact the police and show them the birth certificates and ask them for their help in getting the children back or call children's services. If they...Read more »
Talk to his school about the situation. Kids usually get over the separation issue quickly, and if they don't, the school can find ways to help. Keeping him at home is probably not the best answer for him, and children are required to receive proper schooling.
She has had the police called on her more than once but nothing ever comes of it. We have asked that she be put into juvenile detention but were told no. She sees a councillor and is on medication for behavioral problems. She threatens to make up lies to try to get me in trouble if I call the... Read more »
Contact child and family services. Also contact any local agencies and charities that provide family counseling and assistance. They may have recommendations. The legal system might not have an answer unless she gets into real trouble. Keep at it.
My 2 grade school children's school has an event going on where once a week they can dress down in a creative way. They have no uniforms anyways. But on the newsletter it says a minimum "donation" of 50 cents is required. I don't agree because a donation is voluntary in my opinion. If I still send... Read more »
I Decided To Not Go To School After I Told The Police Officer At My School About The Bullying And It Kept Going On. I Ended Up Having To Go To Court Which Then I Was Ordered Probation And Got Hit With Around $400 In Court Fines Im Only 16 And Have Been Paying The Fines For Like 2 Months And Its... Read more »
Yes, they can put you on probation. But dropping out is not the solution. Do not drop out. Are your parents talking to the school principal? Can you transfer to another school? Have you spoken to the school counselor, teachers, or others? Dropping out of school is not a good choice. There...Read more »
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