1. Welcome to Baptist Board, a friendly forum to discuss the Baptist Faith in a friendly surrounding.

    Your voice is missing! You will need to register to get access to all the features that our community has to offer.

    We hope to see you as a part of our community soon and God Bless!

Did this mother deserve jail time

Discussion in 'Political Debate & Discussion' started by Salty, Jul 11, 2015.

  1. Salty

    Salty 20,000 Posts Club
    Moderator

    Joined:
    Apr 8, 2003
    Messages:
    22,723
    Ratings:
    +661
    Faith:
    Baptist
  2. Rolfe

    Rolfe Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    May 17, 2014
    Messages:
    6,198
    Ratings:
    +1,257
    Faith:
    Baptist
    Seems like fraud against the taxpayers to me.
     
  3. Crabtownboy

    Crabtownboy Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Feb 12, 2008
    Messages:
    17,383
    Ratings:
    +633
    Faith:
    Baptist
    Sounds like a mother's love to me.
     
  4. JohnDeereFan

    JohnDeereFan Active Member

    Joined:
    Mar 26, 2009
    Messages:
    4,644
    Ratings:
    +27
    Faith:
    Baptist
    It sounds like she did break the law. Jail time seems excessive, though.

    I think noting the children's address and a small fine would have been sufficient.

    I'm conflicted on this because, as an advocate of school choice and of competition, I completely understand why she did it.

    But by going to another district where she didn't pay property taxes (I'm going on the assumption that it works the same in Ohio as it does here), she's stealing services.

    Personally, if I were the school, I would have something available where out of district families could pay tuition, as if the school was a private school.

    I taught at the secondary level for several years and I know some schools do this, but I'm not sure how things work in Ohio.

    She tried to do the right thing, went about it the wrong way, and ran up against a government with "little dog syndrome".
     
  5. carpro

    carpro Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Oct 14, 2004
    Messages:
    21,777
    Ratings:
    +1,280
    Faith:
    Baptist
    Exactly.

    Parents of super star high school athletes do it all the time. School districts don't seem to mind accepting their kids.
     
  6. Salty

    Salty 20,000 Posts Club
    Moderator

    Joined:
    Apr 8, 2003
    Messages:
    22,723
    Ratings:
    +661
    Faith:
    Baptist

    Actually former NFL player Tim Green became a HS coach in the Salt City area. He was accused of "drafting" players from other schools. He ended up resigning as the Head Coach. He is now back as a full time lawyer.
     
  7. OldRegular

    OldRegular Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Nov 21, 2004
    Messages:
    22,678
    Ratings:
    +80
Loading...