Thursday, August 10, 2006
So I found out today that I need proof that we are actually moving into the school district we plan to move into in order to enroll my kids. Proof like a utility bill, a purchase agreement on a house, or a copy of a forward of address order from the post office. If the MSD is feeling maganamious they might take a sworn affadavit from my realtor that I'm actively pursuing purchase of a house in the neighborhood. Otherwise, my kids are out of luck.

Given that it is nigh unto impossible to get into a house in two weeks, it seems like my kids may not be allowed to enroll in Cincinnati schools. Of course, I've already withdrawn them from the Indianapolis schools, as we won't be living here much longer. (Hubby has to start work by the 28th). And since we aren't going to be living here, they certainly won't be re-enrolled here.

Which means they really can't go to school. If we're moving, they can't go here, and if we still in the process of moving, they can't go there. Great! Homeschooling... hmmm... NOT!
This is absolutely excellent news, believe it or not - it means the school system you plan to use is top of the line, and people who don't actually live in the district want their kids in it enough that they are lying to try to sneak their kids in!

I would suggest the Realtor's Affidavit, something from your husband's job showing the date of his offer and the need to relocate, something from your current school showing you have takent he kids out to move to Cincinnati, and maybe an Affidavit from you promising that you will immediately notify the school when you have a house, and give the school periodic notices whenever they want.

Also you might find out who the school board member is for that area, and call him or her and ask for guidance - that will show you are serious about moving there, willing to cooperate, and all that good stuff.

Lotsa luck!
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