The governor on Wednesday reduced the charges against a woman jailed for using her father’s address to enroll her children in a neighboring school district,…

An Ohio woman who was jailed for using her father’s address to enroll her children in a neighboring school district told a television station she’s grateful she got a break from the governor and would handle things differently if she could relive the episode. Williams-Bolar, a teacher’s assistant at Akron public schools, said the original […]

COLUMBUS, Ohio – He chose to stray from the parole board’s recommendation. Gov. John Kasich instead used his executive clemency authority to reduce the felony offenses of the Akron mother in the school district switching case. Kelley Williams-Bolar was convicted in January 2011 of two felony records tampering charges. The Akron mother lied and used […]

Rev. Al Sharpton, Dr. Boyce Watkins Speak at Ohio Education Rally By Boyce Watkins, PhD on Feb 18th 2011 12:16AM Filed under: News, Politics, Race and Civil Rights Comments (8) Email This Most of you know about the case of Kelley Williams-Bolar. You also know that I’ve taken a personal interest in Kelley’s case since […]

Kelley Williams-Bolar tried to give her kids a better life by sending her children to the nearby majority-White school district where her father lives — and she went to jail for it. Now her career as a teacher is in jeopardy.

Al Sharpton and Dr. Boyce Watkins to Rally for Kelley Williams-Bolar in Ohio By Boyce Watkins, PhD on Feb 16th 2011 2:13AM Filed under: News, Politics Comments (5) Email This This Thursday, I plan to gather with Rev. Al Sharpton and members of the National Action Network to rally on behalf of Kelley Williams-Bolar, the […]