My younger sister is 17 and was kicked out of my folks house. She is now living with me. I live about an hour from my parents house. So it is a struggle to drive her all the way to school. I am trying to enroll her in the local high school in my area, yet my mother refuses to get her enrolled in the my area.
Your sister should be allowed in to the school on the theory that she is homeless. (by the laws that define this, not "really" homeless). You should go to court to get custody because she was kicked out of her home. This will also allow her to go to school where she lives. The usual and standard law is that she must attend where her parents live. To get by this, the two tactics above should work.
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I don't know why your parents "kicked " your sister out of their home, but she is their child and they are responsible for her. You should consult with a lawyer and explore the concept of temporary guardianship for your sister. If your sister wants to attend school and grow into a responsible adult, she deserves all help available to her. Check with the local child care agencies see what options there are for you and for her. The options would not be to punish your parents but to assist your sister. It is wonderful that you are there for her. Good luck to you both!
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