Lawmaker proposes state registry of home-schooled children

I ask this question: is this good or bad? It’s not like the registry’s anything close to a sexual offender’s list, so to speak. Still, does it present a certain stigma to all home-schooled children? Or is it just a way for Child Protective Services to filter out certain “leads” and recognize that by law parents are exercising their right to educate their children outside of school?

It’ll be interesting to see how this proposal plays out. Makes you wonder what a family law attorney would consider regarding this….

Nashville teen accused of making multiple threats to schools

To think we were all past this tidal wave regarding school shootings and troubled teens. It’s sad that social media would be used for such a case by a young student facing such issues. Read up on this for the scoop and let me know what you think regarding the issue. This touches on everything from education to society, laced with bits of technology advancement and trends.

At the very least, I guess, protocol’s in place in the event such a Nashville teen tries to take matters in his/her own hands — either by email or any other medium!

Georgia Legalizes Medical Marijuana: A Roundup

Just in time for 4/20, Georgia became the 24th state to legalize cannabis for medicinal use. But don’t go investing in Funyuns stock just yet — Georgia’s law is fairly restrictive when it comes to what a medical marijuana patient can possess……

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There are so many misconceptions as to what constitutes “medical marijuana legalization.” Although the concept of medical marijuana and states jumping on the bandwagon to legalize it, you just might want to investigate this before you end up having to approach an attorney about being asked to offer a hair follicle test for drugs. Until then, enjoy the Georgia peaches instead!

5 Things to Know About Hiring Kids

The basic review of hiring kids is simple: watch what you have them do very carefully. You just might be breaking the law if you’re asking them to do too much. As usual, consult with a lawyer about the do’s and dont’s as soon as possible!

Knowing the Law About Hiring Kids

 

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For many businesses, kids are a great source of temporary, low wage labor. However, there a lot of laws regarding child labor that limit how old kids must be to work, what jobs they’re allowed to do, and how long they can work. Violating these laws can mean hefty fines……