Clearinghouse Resource


Registering Your Child For School


Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians


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.


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