Four Maryland parents and a D.C. employee are facing fraud charges for allegedly enrolling their children in District schools — and D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine said there could be more suits coming.
Parents argued that the OSSE’s May report falsely accusing dozens of families with children enrolled at Duke Ellington School of the Arts of residency fraud has traumatized students, tied up families in desperate and frustrating attempts to prove their D.C. residency, and hurt private fundraising.
Vashawn Strader worked with government employee Shauntell Harley to make invoices for early intervention services for infants and toddlers with disabilities and development delays, as well as professional development training, that were never really performed.
More than 100 students at D.C.‘s Duke Ellington School of the Arts accused of improperly attending the school have been granted a temporary reprieve, after a judge faulted the city for its handling of an investigation into student residency.
Dozens of parents of students deemed to be improperly attending the Duke Ellington School of the Arts are suing D.C. education officials over the handling of a report that found “significant” residency fraud at the prestigious performing arts high school.
More than a quarter of students at the prestigious Duke Ellington Schools of the Arts in Northwest D.C. are not District residents and are improperly attending the school without paying tuition, according to a new report.
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