Parents with felonies want to volunteer in children's schools

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Quick facts:

  • Some parents with felony convictions want to be allowed to volunteer in their kids schools.
  • Right now, in Oklahoma City anyone who has a felony conviction or deferred sentence on a felony cannot be a volunteer in the schools.
  • Oklahoma City Public School Board members want to change that and allow those parents to volunteer with some restrictions.
  • Anyone with a misdemeanor conviction of deferred sentence that involves dishonesty, fraud, drug, or alcohol offenses will require some additional district review. 
  • Board members think the policy will pass.
  • They will vote on July 24th. 

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