What does it mean to "give up educational rights" of my child to a person of my choosing - so he can live with his adult cousin and attend school in that district? We live 20 min away and would still be his parents. He is a high school senior - in NE.
We are in NE. I want his to live with my adult nephew and his family of four so he can finish high school at a school in their district. It is a bit of an emergency that he not finish at his current school (nothing to do with the school).
Haven't seen the document yet. The school counselor we meet with tomorrow will have it. It has to be notarized (they have a notary at the school). I don't think it is a big deal - his exact words were (about what I need to do tomorrow at our meeting at the school):
We just need on biological parent, who you are giving up educational rights to, a birth certificate, OPPD or MUD Bill, and a copy of immunizations in order to begin the process.
Do you suggest we sign a "give up your rights" document (provided by the school) or suggest we insist on getting a temporary power of attorney document? Or does it even matter - as I don't anticipate any issues - should be another normal school year.
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