Clearinghouse Resource

Title

Registering Your Child For School

Authors/Editors

Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians

Publisher(s)

Philadelphia, PA: Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians

Source Information (Journal Title, Date, Length)

2008, 2 pages

Description of Resource

Provides parents with a brief overview of the records required to enroll a child in school and the time requirement that schools must adhere to, in order to register a child. Records include proof of a child's age; proof of address; and immunization records, and at the time of registration, parents must sign a sworn statement as to any disciplinary records. Schools may not require other records such as photo identification, Social Security numbers, or immigration documents.

Languages

Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Haitian Creole, Russian, Spanish, Tigrigna

Availability

http://www.welcomingcenter.org/immigrants/obtaining-education