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Kelley Williams Bolar

An Enemy of the State

Kevin P. Chavous | Posted 07.29.2012 | Education
Kevin P. Chavous

More and more school districts are asking for budget increases to hire investigators and detectives to follow around low-income mothers and their kids to ensure that they aren't 'stealing an education' from the state. Really?

Parole Board Rejects Pardon For Mother Who Tried To Send Kids To Better Schools

AP | ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS | Posted 11.02.2011 | Black Voices

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio Parole Board on Friday recommended that the governor not pardon a woman who was jailed for using her father's address ...

Border Crossing: When A Fake Address For School Means Jail Time

AP | ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS | Posted 11.02.2011 | Education

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio Parole Board on Friday recommended that the governor not pardon a woman who was jailed for using her father's address ...

School Residency Cases Raise Fairness Questions

AP | STEPHANIE REITZ | Posted 07.10.2011 | Education

HARTFORD, Conn. — A homeless single mother's arrest on charges she intentionally enrolled her son in the wrong school district by using her baby...

Kelley Williams-Bolar Case Highlights Schools' Efforts To ID Fake Student Addresses

AP | KANTELE FRANKO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Kelley Williams-Bolar, alarmed after her home was broken into, yanked her two daughters out of their urban Akron, Ohio, schools...

Rev. Sharpton Lends His Support To Ohio Mom Convicted Of Lying For Better School

AP | MEGHAN BARR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

AKRON, Ohio — A woman convicted of a felony for using her father's address to enroll her children in a neighboring school district should be "sa...

Battle Hymn of Kelley Williams-Bolar

Danielle Moss Lee | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Danielle Moss Lee

Poor parents care about education. I wonder: if we, as a nation, accepted that fact, would there be greater accountability for how we engage and support all parents in schools?

After Case Over School District Residency, Mother Tells Her Side Of The Story

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

After being convicted of falsifying records so that her children could attend a better school, Kelley Williams-Bolar served nine days in jail and is c...

Ohio Gov. Tells Parole Board To Review Sentencing Of Mother Who Lied To Get Kids Better Education

AP | JULIE CARR SMYTH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY'-sik) has asked the Parole Board to determine whether the felony conviction of a woman who used her ...

WATCH: Ohio Mother Convicted Of Felony For Lying To Get Kids Into Better School

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

Ohio mother of two Kelley Williams-Bolar was released from jail on Wednesday after serving nine days for falsifying records so that her two daughters ...