School Law

Students Have Privacy Rights Under ...

A student's right to privacy at school is a controversial topic since many people believe that the U.S. Constitution prevents school officials from ever searc.... Read more

Some Exceptions May Apply for Schoo...

If your child is ready to start school, you'll need to have the child's vaccinations up to date. Immunizations or vaccinations help protect children from cont.... Read more

Laws and Social Policy Affecting Ch...

Are there days when you wish you had more control over your child’s education? School vouchers are state-funded scholarships that pay for students to att.... Read more

School Law

New Nutrition Standards for School Food

One-third of all American school children are overweight or obese. These extra pounds stay with children throughout their lives, putting them at higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes, high blood p... Read more

Laws and Social Policy Affecting Children: School Vouchers

Are there days when you wish you had more control over your child’s education? School vouchers are state-funded scholarships that pay for students to attend private rather than public schools. ... Read more

529 Plans Help Save for College

College tuition for a child born in 2012 is predicted to be more than $100,000 per year by the time this child reaches college age. Parents who plan to send their kids to college know that they need t... Read more

Mandatory Educational Requirements for Minors

U.S. law requires that all children attend school. Individual states determine laws regarding compulsory education, so these laws can vary a great deal depending on where a child lives. Typically, a c... Read more

Selecting the Right Educational Atmosphere for Your Child

The traditional public school system model, which uses geography as the decisive factor for establishing which particular grade, middle, or high school a student should attend, is no longer the only "... Read more

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