Answer: This would follow the same process as any McKinney-Vento scenario where if there is a concern about eligibility. The virtual school liaison could provide the parent with written notice that they are making a determination of ineligibility unless the parent will meet with the local liaison. If the parent still refuses to meet, then they could provide written notice of ineligibility and information about how to appeal through the dispute process. The student must be allowed to continue in the virtual school until the dispute reaches its final resolution.
We have several statewide virtual schools that do not have students meet at a local school site, ever. Sometimes, the resident Liaison has been asked to check on the family or youth to see that they actually live in the state. We have a case in which the parent is refusing to meet with a local Liaison. How might we proceed?
Jan 23, 2018 | Q and A