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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.
Kelley 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 is a teacher's aide at a high school in Akron and is 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 also look at the legal angles with former federal prosecutor Sunny Hostin, of our sister network truTV.
On the political front, we'll hear from Rep. Paul Broun, R-Georgia, who's making headlines for blasting Pres. Obama during his State of the Union address Tuesday night.
Broun sat in his office during the speech not on the House floor and he was busy tweeting his thoughts the whole time.
Here's the tweet that has created the most buzz: "Mr. President, you don't believe in the Constitution. You believe in socialism."
Does Rep. Broun truly believe what he wrote? We'll ask him. Keeping Them Honest.
And, we'll take you live to Egypt – a country on the brink. Thousands of protesters in the world's most populous Arab nation are expected to take to the streets after Friday prayers, demanding that Pres. Hosni Mubarek step down. Egyptian pro-democracy leader and Nobel Peace winner Mohamed ElBaradei will take part in the anti-government rallies tomorrow. We'll talk with CNN's Nic Robertson in Egypt about what's fueling the anger and what this could mean for the region and U.S. relations.
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