Clamping down on student scofflaws | June 23, 2006 | Palo Alto Weekly | Palo Alto Online |

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News - June 23, 2006

Clamping down on student scofflaws

School district looking to hire inspector to investigate students who don't live within Palo Alto attendance boundaries

by Alexandria Rocha

Thirty students were kicked out of Palo Alto's public schools this year — not for cheating or smoking in the boys' room, but because they were caught living outside the school district's attendance boundaries and using fake residency documents to attend schools here.

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