Scamming Our Schools
A DCNF investigative series
Universal Pre-K Leads To Rampant Million-Dollar Fraud In D.C.
At sought-after D.C. public schools, as many as 1 in 3 might live in Maryland
Taxpayer-Paid Maryland Parents Send Child To D.C. Schools For Free
Where In The World Is Keisha Lameka Walton?
DC Has No Interest In Stopping Stealing From Its Schools
They caught only 1 person last year.
Mom At DC School With Waiting List Admits She and Child Live In Maryland
Former PTA board member says she keeps an empty apartment in D.C. for tax purposes
D.C. Knowingly Lets Maryland Students Attend Its Schools For Free While Residents Can't
Data, emails show officials choosing Maryland kids over taxpaying residents
D.C. Public Schools Cost More Than Harvard
It takes 10 homeowners' property tax bills to pay for one student
Wait-Listed Parents Fight Back
D.C. could use its own databases to automatically verify students's tax status, but it doesn't
D.C. Schools Have More Kids Than There Are School-Aged D.C. Residents
The numbers just don't add up