There are several bothersome things about the article starting with the reason why the mother is in jail: FOR WANTING A GOOD EDUCATION FOR HER KIDS. Yes, that is the reason.
Why are we still at this point in this very rich country where schools are so unequal that parents have feel they have to lie about where they live?
What is also sad are the mean comments you see in the article, people focusing on the wrong things. This was not justice! This lady will not be able to teach in her state now because of a felony conviction!
Punishment is not justice and this does not help our society at all!
“An Ohio mother is in jail after being convicted of tampering with records to enroll her children in a better school district.”
“Kelley Williams-Bolar, 40, of Akron, illegally registered her two daughters at her father's address in suburban Copley Township to get them into the rather than the urban , a jury decided.”
“The Akron City school district met only four of 26 standards on the latest and had a 76% graduation rate. Copley-Fairlawn City Schools met 26 of 26 standards and had a 97.5% graduation rate.”
Read the rest of this outrageous story here: http://news.blogs.cnn.com/2011/01/26/mom-jailed-for-enrolling-kids-in-wrong-school-district/
Dr Flavius A B Akerele III