03/28/2008 02:44 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

School Accepts $55K Settlement For Having To Pay For Sen. Santorum's Kids' Cyber-School...

A western Pennsylvania school board voted to accept $55,000 from the state to settle a dispute over whether it should have paid tuition for the children of U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum, R-Pa. to attend a cyber charter school.

The Pennsylvania Department of Education has said the money was not a reimbursement, but an acknowledgment that the department gave conflicting rules about when a district can challenge the state's decision to withhold cyber school tuition fees from the district.

Read more on Associated Press