answered on Apr 28, 2022
This will depend on where the charge is filed, her criminal history, and possibly other factors.
Can a parent make a donation to the school (501c3) and then ask for the money back if they move or enroll their child elsewhere?
answered on Jan 5, 2022
The parent can ask - but there isn't anything requiring the refund. There is no federal law, and most states classify the donation as a gift and therefore no longer the property of the person giving the donation, and thus not required to be returned. However, if the funds were donated with... Read more »
She is a straight A. student but lacks athletic ability so it causes other kids to not want to include her and get made fun of so she doesnt like school anymore. P.E. class shouldnt cause kids to feel this way. I dont see this class being necessary for her. She is in 5th grade and has loved school... Read more »
answered on Oct 15, 2021
Federal law does not require public schools to provide physical education, but many states do. Below is from 2010, so guidance may have changed. https://www.shapeamerica.org/advocacy/son/2010/upload/Oklahoma-profile.pdf
"Oklahoma mandates at least 60 minutes of physical education per... Read more »
Let say a 17 year old girl runaway from home cause her home is toxic and she can’t handle everyone around making her feel like the bad guy and that the girl has mental health issues that are being neglected or ignored
answered on May 27, 2021
I see that many teenagers describe their home as toxic, not enough freedom, controlling parents, or any one of a long list of other grievances. So, that part is not uncommon.
However, if there legitimately is abuse and/or neglect and this is not just a disgruntled teenager, this should be... Read more »
answered on Nov 7, 2020
As with most all things, this would depend on the specific facts of what happened. This is one of those issues where to get a reliable answer you will need to have a detailed consultation with an attorney. The attorney will want to review all of the facts and also ask questions to get to the... Read more »
My still husband just found out that there is a mask mandate at our daughters school. He now refuses to send her to school for religious reasons ("do not fear") and wants her to be home schooled by him. I want her to go to school! I am working 40 hrs/week and can not homeschool her. Since... Read more »
answered on Oct 10, 2020
Bottom line: if you cant come to an agreement and you feel strongly enough about going to school you will need to do whatever it takes to hire an attorney so you can seek a court order directing that the child attend school. I wish you the vest of luck with your case.
If a student is called into the principal’s office under suspicion of drug use, can they suspend them, even if there’s no evidence and no proof of possession of drugs?
answered on Feb 11, 2020
It would depend on the code of conduct, or the administrative rules within your school. It is not a criminal action less they intend to charge your child with public intoxication. Without some type direct evidence, I would be troubled by their conclusion, but there may be no recourse without... Read more »
answered on Oct 12, 2019
Because it is a juvenile, the punishment is limited, and if it was just reported to the school and didn't involve police then the criminal statute below might not apply.
Title 21 O.S. 589(A)
It shall be unlawful to willfully, knowingly and without probable cause make a false... Read more »
We have went to court and the judges granted her another 30 days to come up with evidence against me on medical neglect in education and so far in the 30 day she is took my kids to doctors and now she is not trying to give me my visitation my kids do not wanna be there my oldest daughter has been... Read more »
answered on Apr 13, 2019
Bottom line, you need to hire an attorney to represent you at the next hearing. Your odds of presenting an effective case are much better with an experienced attorney.
answered on Feb 27, 2018
Check the policy of your district.
I am a highschool student in oklahoma. Our school has instituted a random drug testing program for all students participating in extracurricular activities. But upon turning in our forms consenting to be tested, we were charged a fee, is this legal?
answered on Nov 30, 2017
Yes, just like a lot of other fees charged in school.
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he wants to move out, to a friends, or an apartment, am i legally responsible for him? he still has two years of school left to graduation, he currently is employed. he wants to finish school at this point.
answered on Apr 15, 2017
Your grandson is now an adult under Oklahoma law, and your legal obligations have ended. All that remain are what you believe are your moral obligations to assist your grandson.
Foster children are being homeschooled and church at home. Live very secluded lives.
answered on Mar 24, 2017
To home school children, there must be some form of approval and review. If this is being done without any proper paperwork in place or at least in the process, the children and foster parents could be subjected to truancy laws.
I have full privacy rights in Canada and want to use high school marks rather than post secondary marks?
answered on Dec 8, 2013
It depends on who is asking for those records and why. Generally, a university does not have to admit you unless you provide all the academic information it requests. If you make a false statement on your application, you may be disciplined academically or subject to civil liability.
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