D.C. schools lose $648,000 in nonresident tuition

D.C. Public Schools officials have failed to collect at least $648,000 in nonresident tuition from students living outside of the District and using fraudulent addresses, the Washington Examiner reports.

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But that amount may be just a fraction of the money owed city schools as only a two-person staff investigate nonresident student cases, according to the Examiner.

"I am deeply concerned that District tax dollars are being spent on a significant number of students that are not eligible to attend our schools," at-large D.C. Councilman Sekou Biddle told De'Shawn Wright, deputy mayor for education, in a letter, the Washington Examiner reports.

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