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errata -- Re: [howardpubliced] "denial of credit"

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  • Allen Dyer
    errata: oops. i forgot that one denial of credit situation did end up involving mark blom who is, technically, the board s general counsel even though he
    Message 1 of 1 , Jun 25, 2005
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      errata: oops. i forgot that one denial of credit situation did end up involving
      mark blom who is, technically, the board's general counsel even though he
      tends to behave like the superintendent's attorney. allen

      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "Allen Dyer" <aldyer@...>
      To: <howardpubliced@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Saturday, June 25, 2005 10:30 AM
      Subject: Re: [howardpubliced] "denial of credit"


      > cindy,
      >
      > i recommend that anyone faced with a "denial of credit" situation immediately
      > take action to "clarify" the situation. i have handled several "denial of credit"
      > situations for clients and, so far, none have had to get the central office
      > involved.
      >
      > i try to avoid any unnecessary contact with the central office as they
      > simply rubber stamp whatever the principal does. on the other hand,
      > if you are willing to take the situation into court, it is usually (but not
      > always) necessary to go thru the hcpss central office, the howard county
      > board of ed, and, finally, the state board of ed, in order to gain access
      > to the court system.
      >
      > be prepared to spend a lot of legal fees BEFORE you actually get before
      > an impartial tribunal.
      >
      > allen
      >
      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: "cynthia vaillancourt" <CynthiaVaillancourt@...>
      > To: "howardpubliced" <howardpubliced@yahoogroups.com>
      > Sent: Friday, June 24, 2005 7:15 PM
      > Subject: [howardpubliced] "denial of credit"
      >
      >
      > Can anyone provide information or examples of the actual use of the discretionary device available
      > to teachers at the high school level to "deny credit" for a class to a student even if that
      student
      > has completed all the course work successfully?
      >
      > I'm famiiar with the "official policy" but am wondering how it is used in practice following a
      > couple of hard to comprehend "stories".
      >
      > On or off-line.
      >
      > Thank you,
      >
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