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Son Forced to Retake 7th Grade When He Passed Last Year
« on: Oct 26, 2012, 11:29:41 PM »
My son decided that he wanted to try and have a relationship
with his father. He moved to Texas to live with him this past summer.
He will be 14 in February of 2013.

My son was born dead, and brought back to life twice.
He has some neurological disorders.
He attends special ed in school, and takes medication to help him focus/ study.

Last year he passed the 7th grade with an accumulative GPA of a C.
He did not flunk any of his classes.

His father and I were never married: We share joint, legal custody.

It is almost November, and I just found out that my son is in the 7th grade AGAIN
this year. I was not told by his father, and I was not informed by the school.
I was informed by another principal at a different school who was concerned as to what was going on.

Ever since school started this fall, my son's father has been regulating my son's telephone calls to me & monitoring them. He listens to everything my son says to me. This has stopped him from telling me that he has been forced to take the 7th grade over again this year.

The school has been quite nasty to me in regard to their email communication. They have taken my son out of his special education classes. His father has refused to administer his medication. My son is currently failing class. He was able to pass the 7th grade last year, and ALL of his other prior grades WHEN he was on his medication and WHEN he was in special ed/ with accomodations. I am already afraid of the emotional turmoil this has caused my child.

As a joint, legal custody parent I have equal rights. The school has refused to acknowledge this. I have sent them the court documents. I have also asked if they are discriminating against me because I don't physically reside in the sate of Texas. They refuse to answer. My son's father has broken many different areas of the court decree.

At this time, I am searching for a very good attorney that would be willing to take on the case.

I have kept very accurate documentation to the school, superintendant, and to the Board.
I am not speaking with an ego when I say that I feel this case might very well qualify for a Pro Bono case.

I am a former, legal secretary for an Associate Warden. This was my professional job inbetween grad and undergrad:
I went to court multiple times per week.

Please let me know if you can assist me.
I have a lot more information that I can relay...


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Re: Son Forced to Retake 7th Grade When He Passed Last Year
« Reply #1 on: Oct 30, 2012, 12:48:42 PM »
You posted this on other boards, no need to keep repeating it. I answered you on the other board.


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