There are alternatives to dropping out of high school. For instance, you could home-school her. There are also online high schools that you could investigate. If the other parent objects to this plan, you will have an uphill job convincing a judge that cutting short her education is a good long term plan for this child.
As Ms. Phillips indicates, there are better options available than quitting school for good. More information is needed. What "career" would require quitting school altogether? What if this career doesn't work out (they often don't...). Many child actors, for instance, receive instruction on the set, even going on to college. Models have tutors, etc.
It is hard to think of any career where you could not continue her education. This is not just a legal requirement, but for her general welfare and betterment. You do not want her ignorant and lagging behind her peers, blaming you for her lack of understanding of the world later in life. The knowledge a child gains in the three years of high school you are seeking to deprive her of - math, science, history, world affairs - could make the difference in whether she is capable of fully participating in society or depending on Twitter posts for her understanding of the world.
In such a career, she must have an agent. Unless that's you, they should know.
If you want informed responses, you must post relevant facts. Like what career. I notice you still have not said. Actor? Athlete? Musician? It makes a difference.
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First, understand the starting point or legal assumption, the law requires a child from ages 6 - 18 to attend school. That is the period of compulsory attendance. The question becomes, is what you are planning qualify for any of the exceptions. That is the core question but since you didn't share any facts, there is no way for anyone to say. All we can say is to meet with a lawyer in your area to discuss the specifics.
What is a non-starter is simply withdrawing her and not educating her at all. Doesn't matter how smart she is or how old you think her soul may be. CA, for it is worth, because of the entertainment industry, has one of the better crafted laws on non-traditional primary and secondary education (there are leave of absences, work release permits, home schooling, part time. etc). She will need to participate, in some manner, in an recognized educational alternative. If you simply withdraw her, then you start running afoul of truancy issues, child protective services eventually gets involved, if there is another parent who does not agree, then family court gets involved.
You could look into homeschooling. Either joining a homeschool or registration for your own homeschool. If you choose to homeschool, then your daughter could still graduate from high school.
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