My daughter who is 16 lived in 1 state and went to school online in another state.
She was going to an online school in South Carolina. We moved to West Virginia, yet we kept going back and forth between the 2 states, and she kept going to school in S.C.
I just need to know if it's a violation of the board of education in WV?
Thank you for your patience. A different contributor here.I believe I found the statute that you were seeking. Under West Virginia guidelines, for students who travel between states, that arrangement is permitted if both school districts agree. Here is the code:§18-5-16. Student transfers; legislative findings; appeals; calculating net enrollment; fees for transfer....4(d) Transfers between states. -- Transfer of students from this state to another state shall be upon such terms as shall be mutually agreed upon by the board of the transferring county and the authorities of the school to which the transfer is made....Hope that helps.
Well I guess I am in trouble then because the board of education in WV didn't know we were traveling back and forth. What should I do?
Thank you for your follow-up.At this point you may want to reach out to both school districts directly, explain the situation, and request a waiver. Explain that as the new school year has not yet started, you can wait for their decision but point out that this appears to be in the child's best interest as he is learning and is now used to the curriculum which can as easily be obtained in one state and in the new state as well.Good luck.
I think it's too late because the board of education sent CPS to my WV address wanting to speak with my daughter
It may well be too late, but then you would need to obtain transcripts and show that your child was still lawfully enrolled elsewhere. You may still want to reach out to the district superintendent and discuss it with him before you speak with CPS.Good luck.
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