20 Apr '11, 4am

Homeless Mom Charged With Stealing $16,000 in Education Expenses By Lying About Son's Address for School

1st: @Christopher Fowler: I would have the same level of outrage for the school if it were a man who had done this. This is a case of a PARENT- not mother, not father- wanting an education for their child. She provided the address at which the boy spent most of his time away from school. If your child primarily stays at an address other than your own, your supposed to be able to use that address for schooling. 2nd: America's educational system is falling apart because of things exactly like this. We need to redo our system and set it up how it is in other countries. The educational money is attached to the student and not to any particular school based on your home address- the students can choose to go to whichever school they feel is best for them. Schools in other countries are better because of the competition amongst them. If they want the educational dollars at their...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/education/blog/homeless-mom-c...

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