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Broward school district to hire private investigators to verify home addresses

"The Broward County School District has a new weapon against parents who lie about where they live: private investigators. And at least one School Board member thinks the $375 bill for each investigation should go to parents caught committing fraud. " Read Full Article Here: http://www.sun-sentinel.com/local/broward/fl-private-investigators-students-20160604-story.html Author: Brittany Shammas Source: Sun Sentinel
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Should parents do jail time for ‘stealing’ an education?

"Feb. 22, Tanya McDowell of Bridgeport, Conn., was sentenced to several years in jail for larceny. What did she steal? A public education for her 6-year-old son in the nearby Norwalk school district. (The McDowells live outside the Norwalk district's boundaries.) Last September, Akron, Ohio, mother Kelley Williams-Bolar narrowly missed serving time behind bars for…
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How stealing a better education for your kids can land you in jail

"Update: Jan. 30, 2014: On Jan. 29, Hamlet Garcia pleaded guilty to having knowingly provided false information when he and his wife, Olesia, enrolled their daughter in a school outside their district. The Garcias, who are forced to pay back nearly $11,000 worth of education, will not face jail time. This evening, America Tonight revisits…
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Why Sending Your Kids to a Better School Could Land You in Jail…

"I read an extremely informative article today from Micheal Flaherty on the Wall Street Journal‘s Web site about precautions being taken by schools to keep “illegals” out of their classrooms. By illegals, that term is used in reference to students trying to attend better schools outside of their neighborhood by claiming a false home address.…
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