Kelley Williams-Bolar is escorted through the Summit County, Ohio, jail last week.
Tonight on 360°, we'll look at the case of an Ohio woman who was jailed for tampering with records to get her two daughters into a better school.
Kelly Williams-Bolar, 40, got out of jail yesterday, having served nine days of her 10-day sentence. Now she faces two years of probation and 80 hours of community service
Here's the back story: Williams-Bolar, a single mom living in public housing in Akron, used her father's address to register her two daughters approximately seven miles away in the Copley-Fairlawn school district.
Williams-Bolar, and her father, maintained that the girls did live with her in Akron and their grandfather part of the time. But the Copley-Fairlawn school district claimed it was all lies. They said they spent $6,000 for a private investigator to track Williams-Bolar. The district also said she should have paid $30,000 in out-of-district tuition.
Critics said the school district and the judge went too far. They said had Williams-Bolar been white she never would have been prosecuted.
Others are applauding the school district's actions. They say Williams-Bolar knowingly ripped off taxpayers.
Williams-Bolar was a teacher's aide at a high school in Akron and working toward a teaching degree. Now that she has a felony conviction she not be able to teach. She's planning to appeal her conviction.
We'll talk about the public uproar with Dr. Andre Perry, CEO of the UNO Charter Schools and Dr. Boyce Watkins, a Syracuse University professor and Resident Scholar of AOL Black Voices. We'll al