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I'm so frustrated right now, I want to cry! (Vent, long)

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All throughout my childhood I moved a lot and went to a bunch of crap schools. I wanted my DD to go to one school district throughout her school career starting with preschool. I found a beautiful house less than 5 minutes from an awesome school. Checked a district Map to make sure she would go to the school I wanted her in. We bought it and started to settle down. She has gone to the preschool in the district for the past two years made a bunch of friends and started to become a part of the community. Today was kindergarten registration day so I got all organized and excited that my little girl was about to start real school. Well, we go there today and find out the district map I looked at wasn't completely accurate and we live right in a "thumb" of the other district (the crap school here). I almost started crying at the registration department, I held it together though.

I don't know what to do because I don't want her to go to the other school and open registration is over for this school. I emailed the county auditor, the superintendent, the vice superintendent, and another person that I can't remember to see if we could have the district lines changed. I doubt that will happen but I might as well try. I just don't know what I can do to keep her with her friends. I don't have the money/credit to sell our house and buy a new one at the moment. 

Sorry this is all over the place, please excuse any errors. I just feel like my hopes and dreams are shattering at the moment. Maybe I'll look back and think I was silly for making such a big deal out of it but this is in the moment. I hold education and stability at a high place and this has turned me into an emotional wreck.


So far I think my options are: deal with the crap school until we can move, home school until we can move (I only don't want to do that because my DD is an only child and needs interaction with other children), rent some cheap studio in the school district and lie about owning a home outside of the district, or hope that we can change the district lines before summer is over.

/pout

Anyone know if there are and deadlines that I have to have her signed up for kindergarten by?

Posted by Anonymous on Apr. 4, 2013 at 8:29 PM
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Anonymous
by Anonymous 1 - Original Poster on Apr. 4, 2013 at 8:48 PM

Hmm, I'll have to look into that! Thank you!

Quoting ticking.clock:

When I was young my mom wanted me to go to a better school also...they just had her register me for the crapy school and then had her transfer me...basically she just did extra paper work and I never actually had to go to the other school. She did it for middle school and high school. Good luck!


555wife
by Bronze Member on Apr. 4, 2013 at 8:48 PM
I've had to do this before, so I know it shouldn't be much work. Just do a district transfer. You go to the school you are suppose to go to and ask for one then take the papers over to the other school and hope they will accept you. I've never had a school tell me no. Hope you figure it out.

Best of luck.
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Anonymous
by Anonymous 1 - Original Poster on Apr. 4, 2013 at 8:49 PM

Thank you, I didn't know you could do this. I'm definitely looking into it!

Quoting Anonymous:

Why can't you get a district transfer ? I had to do that DD 25 for 4 years so she could attend a school not in our district . It was a big deal just a little paperwork & having the admids at each school sign off on it . Good luck


Anonymous
by Anonymous 1 - Original Poster on Apr. 4, 2013 at 8:51 PM

Thank you! I'm glad I vented he now! I hope this works!!! 

Quoting 555wife:

I've had to do this before, so I know it shouldn't be much work. Just do a district transfer. You go to the school you are suppose to go to and ask for one then take the papers over to the other school and hope they will accept you. I've never had a school tell me no. Hope you figure it out.

Best of luck.


Anonymous
by Anonymous 3 on Apr. 4, 2013 at 8:51 PM
Your welcome , good luck hope it works out got you


Quoting Anonymous:

Thank you, I didn't know you could do this. I'm definitely looking into it!

Quoting Anonymous:

Why can't you get a district transfer ? I had to do that DD 25 for 4 years so she could attend a school not in our district . It was a big deal just a little paperwork & having the admids at each school sign off on it . Good luck



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