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I am emancipated or I want to become emancipated (1)+

  • Emancipation in New York

    Emancipation is the process of a parent giving up control over a minor child so that the child has control over his own legal decisions and support before he is an adult (age 18). Content Detail

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    Legal Assistance of Western New York, Inc.- LawNY® - Geneva Office
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I need to appeal a decision or file a complaint about my education (2)+

I have an IEP (2)+

  • Key Terms and Acronyms in Special Education Law

    This article is a list of terms commonly used in special education law, for example, IEP, CSE, BIP, AT, Section 504, and more. Content Detail

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  • The Special Education Evaluation Process

    There are 5 Steps to a Special Education Evaluation (find out what they are here). An evaluation can not be based on one test or the opinion of one individual. The evaluation must be nondiscriminatory and conducted in the student’s native language. Content Detail

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I am facing a school suspension (2)+

  • AFC's Guide to School Suspensions

    This link opens up a PDF document about suspensions. Here you will find answers to questions like When can my child be suspended? What can I do if my child has been suspended? What should I expect at the Superintendent’s Suspension Hearing? Content Detail

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    Advocates for Children of New York, Inc.
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  • Quick Facts - Student Rights Regarding Discipline

    A student has a right to be disciplined fairly in school. For example, a principal's suspension may last a maximum of five days, and the parent must be notified in writing of the suspension within 24 hours. Content Detail

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I am in foster care and have a child of my own (1)+

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