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Them's That Got Shall Have: Criminalizing Parents Who Steal Free Education

Tressie McMillan Cottom | Posted 12.16.2012 | Education
Tressie McMillan Cottom

To charge a parent with "stealing" public education is to admit that not all schools are created equal. Do we really believe that school districts would hire private investigators if the parent were enrolling her student in a school poorer than the one in her home district?