Education and Extracurricular Activities Provisions

You can pick and choose from these education and extracurricular activities provisions to include the information you want in your parenting plan. These example provisions are flexible and you can include parts of them and or/alter the wording to fit your situation. You can also write additional provisions for your plan.

Check your state custody guidelines to find out if your state requires certain education provisions to be in your parenting plan. Typically you can have extra provisions in your plan along with the required ones.

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School information

The child currently attends school at: Name of School, Address of School, Telephone number of school, School district

Mother/Father/Both parents will decide where the child attends school.

For purposes of school boundary determination and registration, the Mother's/Father's address shall be designated.

Each parent is responsible for providing the other parent, promptly upon receipt, with the following minimum information: copies of school report cards, school meeting notices, school field-trip notices, requests for school conferences, order forms for school pictures, and school website passwords.

School participation

Mother/Father/Both parents may participate in the child's school activities such as open houses, athletic and social events, parent-teacher conferences, etc.

Each parent is responsible for keeping himself or herself advised of all school activities in which the child participates.

Each parent is responsible for notifying the other parent as soon as possible if a child is being dropped off late, removed early, or will not be in attendance at school.

Each parent shall require the child to attend all regular sessions of school until graduation, unless excused by medical reasons, the school, the Court, or both parents.

Each parent must provide time for the children to study and complete homework assignments papers or other assigned projects, even if the completion of this work interferes with the parent's plans with the child. If school work is assigned by the school prior to the parenting time, the parents must inform each other of the work to be done in a timely manner.

School notification and records

Mother/Father/Both will have access to the child's school records.

Mother/Father/Both will be designated as a person the child's school will contact in the event of an emergency.

Each parent is responsible for providing the name, address, and telephone number of the other parent to the school.

Each parent is responsible for providing the school with a medical release signed by that parent.

The parents shall advise the school of the parenting arrangement, including the time-sharing arrangement.

Current extracurricular activities

Mother/Father/Both parents may participate in the child's extra-curricular activities such as sports, dance, theater, etc.

Each parent is responsible for keeping himself or herself advised of all extracurricular activities in which the child participates.

The child shall be allowed to continue in extracurricular activities in which they presently participate.

Each parent will have the child in attendance in extracurricular activities while the children are with that parent.

New extracurricular activities

The parents shall discuss future extracurricular activities of the child at least one month in advance of the beginning of or signing the child up for the activity.

Mother/Father/Both parents decide which extracurricular activities the child participates in.

The parents must mutually agree upon all future extracurricular activities, if the activity infringes on the time the child is with the other parent.

Expenses

Fees and school expenses will be paid by the parents as follows: % by father, % by mother

Extracurricular activities costs and fees will be paid by the parents as follows: % by father, % by mother

If the child attends a college or university the father/mother/both parents will pay or help pay with tuition, room and board, and books.

Resolving disputes about school and extracurricular activities

Should the parents be unable to agree about where and when the child is enrolled in school or extracurricular activities that infringe on the time the child is with the other parent or involve both parents bringing the child to practices, rehearsals, competitions, or shows, the parents shall: Seek professional assistance from a licensed family counselor or private mediator to resolve their differences or participate in at least six co-parenting or counseling sessions to develop a plan for such activities each year.

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